Motor vehicle accident west of Hull – August 29

On Tuesday, August 29, at 3:46 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 310th Street (Highway 18), two miles west of Hull, IA.

Gary Meinders, age 70, of Little Rock, IA was driving a 2002 Buick Century eastbound on 310th Street. Hannah Van Ginkel, age 17, of Rock Valley, IA was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu westbound on 310th Street. After stopping for the stop sign at Highway 75, Van Ginkel entered the intersection and was struck by Meinders, who mas making a left turn onto Highway 75.

The Hull Ambulance transported Van Ginkel to Hegg Health Center for treatment of minor injuries. Meinders reported minor injuries and refused further medical treatment at the scene.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $8,000 in damage; the Buick sustained approximately $4,000 in damage.

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