Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident northeast of Rock Valley – August 29

On Monday, August 29, at 7:43 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Garfield Avenue, five miles northeast of Rock Valley, IA.

Carlee Lange, age 15, of Doon, IA, was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Impala southbound on Garfield Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the west ditch and rolled.

Lange and two passengers in the vehicle were transported by the Rock Valley ambulance to Hegg Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.

Damage to the Chevrolet was estimated at $12,000.

Lange was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

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