Construction vehicle accident north of Rock Valley – August 24

On Thursday, August 24, at 5:19 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a construction vehicle accident that occurred on 290th Street, one mile north of Rock Valley, IA.

David Ver Burg, age 49, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2007 JCB 506C Telehandler forklift eastbound on 290th Street when he lost control on the gravel, entered the south ditch and rolled.

Ver Burg was transported by Rock Valley Ambulance to Hegg Health Center for treatment of serious injuries.

The JCB sustained approximately $12,000 in damage.

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