Motor vehicle accident east of Alton – January 8

On Monday, January 8, at 5:22 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 460th street and Kiwi Avenue, two miles east of Alton, IA.

Tara Van Otterloo, age 25 of Alton, was driving a 2022 Jeep Wrangler eastbound on 460th Street when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the north ditch and came to rest in a field.

Van Otterloo was transported by Alton Ambulance to the Orange City Area Health for treatment of minor injuries.

The Jeep sustained approximately $2,000 in damage.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by Orange City Police Department, Orange City Fire Department, Alton Fire Department and Alton Ambulance.