Motor vehicle accident northeast of Alton – May 5

On Friday, May 5, at 11:38 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that at the intersection of Highway 60 and Highway 10, one-quarter mile northeast of Alton, IA.

Nicolas Salinas, age 27, of Spirit Lake, IA, was driving a 2016 Ford Fusion southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the ditch between Highway 60 and the off-ramp to Highway 10 and struck two Iowa Department of Transportation reflector poles.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained approximately $5,000 in damage; damage to the reflector poles was estimated at $500.