Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident Southwest of Sioux Center – May 31

On Tuesday, May 31, at 7:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, four and one-half miles southwest of Sioux Center, IA.

Ryan Hillman, age 50, of Muscatine, IA, was driving a 2022 Volvo semi-tractor pulling a freight trailer westbound on Highway 10 when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the eastbound lane and entered the south ditch; the truck and trailer came to rest on its side.

No injuries were reported.

The Volvo sustained approximately $180,000 in damage. The trailer sustained an estimated $30,000 in damage.

Hillman was cited for failure to maintain control, operating a commercial motor vehicle while ill or fatigued and driving a commercial motor vehicle beyond 14 hour duty period.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.