Sioux County Sheriff

Off-Road Vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – June 24

On Friday, June 24, at 11:05 a.m.. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated an off-road vehicle (ORV) accident that occurred in a field, one mile east of Rock Valley, IA.

Samuel De Weerd, age 13, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2015 Polaris Ranger ORV in field north of Fir Avenue when he turned sharp, lost control of the vehicle and rolled.

Jayden Leyva, age 16, of Sheldon, IA, a passenger in the vehicle was transported by the Rock Valley Ambulance to Hegg Health Center for injuries received when the vehicle landed on her leg.

The Polaris was not damaged..

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Rock Valley Ambulance Service, Rock Valley Fire Department and the Rock Valley Police Department.