Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – December 15

On Wednesday, December 15, at 4:51 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Colfax Street, in Boyden, IA.

Elizabeth Steven, age 36, of Boyden, was driving a 2021 Subaru Ascent eastbound on Highway 18. Cody Matthiesen, age 24, of Ashton, IA, was driving a 2018 Ford F150 eastbound on Highway 18 behind Steven when he struck the Subaru.

Steven reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

The Subaru sustained approximately $6,000 in damage. The Ford also sustained an estimated $6,000 in damage.

Matthiesen was cited for following too close.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Boyden Ambulance and Boyden Fire Department.