Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident in Hull – August 16

On Tuesday, August 16, at 7:44 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Division Street, in Hull, IA.

Michael Stoel, age 53, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on Division Street; he stopped at the stop sign for Highway 18. Jessica Lewis, age 18, of Hull, was driving a 2020 Toyota Corolla southbound on Division Street; she stopped at the sign for Highway 18. Stoel began turning west onto Highway 18 as Lewis began driving south and the two struck in the intersection.

Stoel and Lewis each reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $8,000 in damage. The Toyota sustained an estimated $10,000 in damage.

Stoel was cited for failure to yield the right-of-way from a stop sign.

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