Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident west of Hospers – August 24

On Wednesday, August 24, at 6:00 p.m., The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, four miles west of Hospers, IA.

Jose Diaz, age 26, of Hospers, was driving a 2011 Ford Fusion eastbound on 400th Street. Stephen Embrey, age 34, of Hartley, IA, was driving a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville eastbound behind Diaz. Diaz began slowing to turn onto a residential driveway and Embrey struck the Ford.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Ford was estimated at $10,000. The Pontiac sustained approximately $8,000.

Embrey was cited for following too close and Diaz was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license and no motor vehicle liability insurance.