Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – June 23

On Thursday, June 23, at 5:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles east of Rock Valley, IA.

Gina Post, age 42, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2007 Ford Edge eastbound on Hwy 18. Diane Bonestroo, age 69, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2021 Chevrolet Traverse eastbound on Highway 18 behind Post. Post stopped for oncoming vehicle before attempting a left turn onto a driveway and Bonestroo struck Post.

Bonestroo reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

The Ford sustained approximately $8,000 in damage. The Chevrolet sustained an estimated $10,000 in damage.

Damage to the Chevrolet is estimated at $10,000 and the Ford $8,000.

Bonestroo was cited for following too close.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Rock Valley Police Department.