Motor vehicle accident west of Hospers – December 23

On Friday December 23, at 8:36 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, two miles west of Hospers, IA.

Gilberto Lopez Barrios, age 18, of Hawarden, IA, was driving a 2004 Honda CR-4 westbound on 400th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the north ditch and rolled.

A passenger, Angela Vasquez, age 20, of Hawarden, was transported by the Hospers Ambulance to Orange City Area Health for treatment of her injuries. 

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

Lopez Barrios was cited for no drivers license.

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