Commercial motor vehicle accident south of Hospers – January 20

On Friday, January 20, at 7:38 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Hospers, IA.

Theophile Guerson, age 42, of Winter Haven, FL, was driving a 2021 Freightliner semi-truck pulling a 2021 utility trailer northbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the median where the truck and trailer jackknifed.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Freightliner was estimated at $5,000.