On Wednesday, December 8, at 5:19 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred near the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and Highway 18, six miles west of Rock Valley, IA.
Henry Huyser, age 74, of Inwood, IA, was driving a 1995 Ford Taurus westbound on Highway 18 when he entered a curve in the roadway, lost control of the vehicle, entered the west ditch and struck a tree.
Huyser reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.
The Ford sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.
Huyser was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Rock Valley Fire Department and Rock Valley Ambulance.