Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident east of Sioux Center – July 7

On Thursday, July 7, at 3:04 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, one mile east of Sioux Center, IA.

Hermelinda Lopez, age 25, of Maurice, IA was driving 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe eastbound on 400th Street when she became distracted by an item inside of the car, lost control of the vehicle entered the south ditch.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Hyundai was estimated at $5,000.

Lopez was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.