Motor vehicle accident west of Boyden – March 12

On Tuesday, March 12, at 6:59 a.m.., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Highway 18, three miles west of Boyden, IA.

Ermilia Ramirez, age 31, was driving a 2008 Ford Escape eastbound on Highway 18. Bryan Leth, age 35, of Sheldon, IA, was driving a 1971 Ford westbound on Highway 18. Ramirez attempted a left turn onto Jackson Avenue and the two struck in the intersection.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to each vehicle was estimated at $5,000.

Ramirez was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license and failure to yield making a left turn.