Motor vehicle accident east of Hawarden – March 25

On Monday, March 25, at 5:16 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, one mile east of Hawarden, IA.

Jesus Flores-Topete, age 46, of Hawarden, was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Traverse westbound on Highway 10 when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the south ditch.

A passenger in the vehicle was transported by the Hawarden Ambulance to Hawarden Regional Healthcare for treatment of minor injuries.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $10,000 in damage.

Flores-Topete was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hawarden Fire Department and the Hawarden Ambulance.