Motor vehicle accident west of Sioux Center – December 5

On Monday, December 5, at 6:57 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 390th Street, three miles west of Sioux Center, IA.

Gary Roozenboom, age 65, of Rock Valley, IA, was driving a 2001 Buick Park Ave west on 390th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the north ditch and rolled; the vehicle came to rest on its top in a creek. Roozenboom was extricated from the vehicle by responders of the Sioux Center Fire Department.

Roozenboom was transported by the Sioux Center Ambulance to Sioux Center Health; he was later flown by helicopter to Avera McKennan for further medical treatment.

The Buick sustained approximately $3,000 in damage.

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