Motor vehicle accident south of Orange City – December 9

On Friday, December 9, at 12:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Jackson Avenue, three miles south of Orange City, IA.

Travis Te Grotenhuis, age 45, of Hospers, IA, was driving a 2016 Ford F150 southbound on Jackson Ave. Jenna Kock, age 20, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2005 Buick Rendezvous northbound on Jackson Avenue. Te Grotenhuis lost control of the vehicle, struck a concrete bridge guard, bounced off the guard and struck Kock.

Te Grotenhuis was transported by private vehicle to Orange City Area Health for treatment of minor injuries.

Damage to the Ford was estimated at $12,000; the Buick sustained an estimated $5,000 in damage.

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