Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident west of Sioux Center – September 15

On Thursday, September 15, at 6:21 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Eagle Avenue, seven miles west of Sioux Center, IA.

Chandler Franssen, age 27, of Hebron, NE, was driving a 2016 Peterbilt semi-truck pulling a cattle trailer northbound on Eagle Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle; the truck and trailer entered the east ditch and rolled onto its side.

No injuries were reported.

The Peterbilt sustained approximately $40,000 in damage.

Franssen was cited for failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle.