Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident northwest of Alton – April 4

On Monday, April 4, at 3:36 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 430th Street and Jay Avenue, one mile north of Orange City, IA.

Jesery Rivas, age 16, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2012 Buick Verano northbound on Jay Avenue. Rivas attempted to turn west onto 430th Street, lost control of the vehicle and entered the north ditch.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Buick was estimated at $4,000.

Rivas was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license, no motor vehicle liability insurance and failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department