Hospers motor vehicle accident – September 12

On Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at approximately 12:49 PM, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Hospers Drive South and 400th Street, in Hospers, IA.

Charlene Krahling, age 74, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2021 Ford Edge eastbound on 400th Street. Sergio Ramirez-Chilel, age 29, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Traverse northbound on Hospers Drive South. Krahling failed to yield from the stop sign, entered the intersection and the two struck.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained approximately $8,000 in damage; the Chevrolet sustained approximately $10,000 in damage.

Krahling was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign and Ramirez-Chilel was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hospers Ambulance and Hospers Fire Department.