Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident south of Rock Valley – July 15

On Friday July 15, at approximately 8:24 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated at accident that occurred on Elmwood Avenue, three miles south of Rock Valley, IA.

Rigoberto Chilel-Ramirez, age 39, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2012 Toyota Camry northbound on Elmwood Avenue when he reported that he fell asleep, lost control of the vehicle and entered the west ditch.

No injuries were reported.

The Toyota sustained approximately $3,000 in damage.

Chilel-Ramirez was cited for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, no SR-22 insurance and failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Rock Valley Police Department.