Sioux County Sheriff

Three vehicles involved in motor vehicle accident – December 6

On Monday, December 6, 3:46 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Walnut Street, in Boyden, IA.

Logan Hoekstra, age 17, of Sheldon, IA, was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado eastbound on Highway 18. Jennifer Argueta-Ramirez, age 18, of Boyden, was driving a 2016 Jeep Cherokee eastbound on Highway 18 behind Hoekstra. Jonathan Phillips, age 15, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 1997 Dodge Ram eastbound on Highway 18 behind Argueta-Ramirez. Hoekstra stopped for another turning vehicle, Argueta-Ramirez stopped behind him and Phillips struck Argueta-Ramirez; the impact pushed Argueta-Ramirez forward and she struck Hoekstra.

No injuries were reported.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $6,000 in damage, the Jeep sustained an estimated $8,000 in damage and damage to the Dodge was estimated at $5,000.

Phillips was cited for following to close.