Motor vehicle accident west of Sioux Center – April 5

On Wednesday, April 5 at 1:21 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 410th Street, five miles west of Sioux Center, IA.

Alex Smith, age 17, of Ireton, IA, was driving a 2013 Dodge Avenger westbound on 410th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the south ditch and struck a tree.

Smith reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

Damage to the Dodge was estimated at $7,000.

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

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Fire Department and Sioux Center Ambulance.