Motor vehicle accident north of Maurice – September 14

On September 14, at 3:46 p.m.,, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 75, two miles north of Maurice, IA.

Edgar Gomez, age 28, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2013 Audi AA4 southbound on Highway 75. Miguel Castaneda, age 61, of Tijuana, Baja California, was driving a 1995 GMC Camion north on Highway 75.  Gomez began turning left onto Highway 10 and the two struck.,

No injuries were reported.

The Audi sustained approximately $15,000 in damage; the GMC sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

Gomez was cited for failure to yield the right of way upon making a left turn.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Maurice Fire Department and Maurice First Responders.