Motor vehicle accident north of Sioux Center – December 27

decOn Wednesday, December 27 at 5:23 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office  investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 360th Street, one mile north of Sioux Center, IA.

Matthew Kats, age 30, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on Highway 75; he stopped for oncoming vehicle traffic before attempting a left turn onto 360th Street. Priya Eisfeld, age 19, of Fulda, MN, was driving a 2010 Mercury Milan northbound behind the Kats and struck the Volkswagen.

Eisfeld and Kats were treated by members of the Sioux Center Ambulance and declined further medical attention.

Damage to the Volkswagen wax estimated at $5,000; the Mercury sustained approximately $10,000 in damage.

Eisfeld was cited for following too close.

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