Sioux County Sheriff

Motor Vehicle Accident – December 20

On Monday, December 20, 2021, at 3:35 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Cherry Avenue, three miles northeast of Hawarden, IA.

Alyssa Peterson, age 17, of Hawarden, was driving a 2009 Pontiac G6 northbound on Cherry Avenue when she drove off the road, lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and rolled.

Peterson was transported by the Hawarden Ambulance to Hawarden Regional Healthcare for treatment of minor injuries.

The Pontiac sustained approximately $8,000 in damage.

Peterson was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hawarden Police Department, Sioux County Conservation, Hawarden Fire Department and Hawarden Ambulance.