Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – December 19

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.