Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident north of Ireton- June 23

On Thursday, June 23, at 3:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 420th St., four miles north of Ireton, IA.

Derek Gaul, age 33, of Hawarden, IA, was driving his 2021 Chevrolet Silverado east bound on 420th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the south ditch and struck a field driveway.

Gaul was transported by the Ireton Ambulance to Hawarden Regional Health for treatment of his injuries.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $50,000 in damage.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Ireton Fire Department, Ireton Rescue and Ireton Ambulance.