Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident west of Hospers – October 7

On Friday, October 7, at 3:26 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th St., one mile west of Hospers, IA.

Norma Martin-Morales, age 30, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2008 Mazda CX-9 eastbound on 400th Street when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the south ditch and rolled.

Martin-Morales reported minor injuries and declined medical attention. Two children in the vehicle were treated and released by Hospers EMS for minor injuries.

The Mazda sustained approximately $10,000 in damage.

Martin-Morales was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license, no proof of insurance and failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

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