On Sunday, December 19, at 10:46 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Jefferson Avenue, four miles south of Boyden, IA.
Jose Mateo, age 34, of Boyden, was driving a 2005 GMC Canyon southbound on Jefferson Avenue when a tire ruptured. Mateo lost control of the vehicle and rolled; the vehicle came to rest on the roadway.
Mateo reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.
The GMC sustained approximately $12,000 in damage.
Mateo was cited for failure to use seat belt.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Boyden Ambulance.