Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident south of Hospers – July 5

On Tuesday, July 5, at 6:03 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers, IA.

Julio Mojica-Garcia, age 37, of South Sioux City, NE, was driving a 2020 Peterbilt semi-truck pulling a tank trailer southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, the truck and trailer jackknifed and entered the west ditch.

No injuries were reported.

The Peterbilt sustained approximately $18,000 in damage.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hospers Fire Department and Hospers Ambulance.