Motor vehicle accident west of Sioux Center -April 28

On Friday, April 28, at 4:01 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, one mile west of Sioux Center, IA.

Jessica Gesink, age 43, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Traverse westbound on 400th Street; she slowed down to turn left onto a residential driveway. Troy Van Den Hul, age 53, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox eastbound on 400th Street. As Gesink turned left, Van Den Hul swerved to avoid striking Gesink, lost control of his vehicle, entered the south ditch and struck a residential driveway.

Van Den Hul reported minor injuries and sought medical attention on his own.

There was no damage to the Traverse; the equinox sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

Gesink was cited for failing to yield on making left turn, Van Den Hul was cited for failure to use seatbelt.