Commercial motor vehicle accident south of Hospers – January 5

On Thursday, January 5, at 12:48 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers, IA.

Gurpreet Brar, age 39, of Brampton, Ontario, Canada, was driving a 2000 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a freight trailer northbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, slid onto the east shoulder, then centered the median where the truck and trailer jackknifed.

No injuries were reported.

The Peterbilt sustained approximately $2,000 in damage.