Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident south of Rock Valley – August 23

On Tuesday, August 23, at 2:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Elmwood Ave, two miles south of Rock Valley, IA.

Joan Vande Kamp, age 68, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2010 Ford Edge southbound on Elmwood Avenue. Jamie Metcalfe, age 46, of Canistota, SD, was driving a 2007 Kia Spectra southbound on Elmwood Avenue behind Vande Kamp.  As Vande Kamp slowed for crews working on electrical utilities, Metcalfe struck the Ford.

Both parties reported minor injuries and refused further medical attention.

The Ford sustained an estimated $4,000 in damage; damage to the Kia was estimated at $4,000.

Metcalfe was cited for following to close and operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

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