Sioux County Sheriff

Six injured in single motor vehicle accident northwest of Rock Valley – July 21

On Thursday, July 21, at 5:24 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 300th Street, two miles northwest of Rock Valley, IA.

Wilmer Cardenas-Alvarado, age 37, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 westbound on 300th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the south ditch and struck a field driveway.

Cardenas-Alvarado and five adult passengers were transported by the Rock Valley Ambulance to Hegg Health Center in Rock Valley; two of those passengers were later flown to Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

The Ford sustained approximately $10,000 in damage.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by Rock Valley Fire Department, Rock Valley Ambulance, Rock Valley Police Department and Iowa State Patrol.

The accident remains under investigation.