Motor vehicle accident outh of Hawarden – June 15

On Thursday, June 15, at 9:24 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 12, two miles south of Hawarden, IA.

Lorenzo Sanchez, age 26, of Omaha, NE, was driving a 2015 Chrysler 200 southbound on Highway 12 when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the west ditch. The vehicle came to rest on its top.

Trujillo Sanchez sustained minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

Damage to the Chrystler was estimated at $10,000.

Sanchez was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle and operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by Hawarden Police Department, Hawarden Fire Department, Hawarden Ambulance and Sioux County Conservation.