Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident west of Hull – June 25

On Saturday, June 25, at 8:20 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 (310th Street) and Highway 75, two miles west of Hull, IA.

Sergio De Hoyos, age 56, of Rock Valley, IA, was driving a 2020 Kenworth semi-truck pulling a 2010 Walker tank trailer eastbound on Highway 18. Gavin Feenstra, age 14, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2014 Ford Flex Eastbound on Highway 18 behind Se Hoyos. De Hoyos slowed for the stop sign at Highway 75 and Feenstra struck the tank trailer.

A passenger in the Ford, Gavin Brands, age 14, of Inwood, IA, was transported by the Hull Ambulance to Hegg Health Center for treatment of his injuries. Gavin Feenstra and another passenger Gradyn Feenstra, age 14, of Rock Valley, reported minor injuries, were treated by emergency medical technicians at the scene and declined further medical treatment.

Damage to the Ford was estimated at $10,000. The tank trailer sustained approximately $2,500.

Feenstra was cited for following too close.

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