Motor vehicle accident north of Sheldon – January 3

On Wednesday, January 3, at 5:45 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on McKinley Ave, three miles north of Sheldon, IA.

Edwin Castro, age 23, of Sheldon, was driving a 2006 Mazda 3 northbound on McKinley Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle, entered the west ditch and struck a tree; the vehicle came to rest on his top.

Castro was transported by the Sheldon Ambulance to Sanford Sheldon Medical Center.

Damage to the Mazda was estimated at $5,000.

Castro was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

the Sioux County sheriffs office was assisted by the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office, Sheldon Fire Department and Sheldon Ambulance.