Motor vehicle accident west of Hospers – March 13

On Monday, March 13, 2023, at 6:39 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred 400th Street, three miles west of Hospers, IA.

Udiel Ramirez, age 39, of Sheldon, IA, was driving a 2003 GMC Envoy westbound on 400th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, struck a mailbox,  entered the north ditch and rolled.

No injuries were reported.

The GMC sustained approximately $5,000 damage. Damage to the mailbox was estimated at $200.

Ramirez was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

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