Motor vehicle accident east of Hull – April 15

On Monday, April 15, at 4:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one mile east of Hull, IA.

Emily Miranda, age 28, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2015 Nissan Altima eastbound on Highway 18. Colton Van Beek, age 21, of Rock Valley, IA, was driving a 2011 Ford F-350 eastbound on Highway 18 behind Miranda when Miranda slowed for traffic ahead that was turning left onto a farm residence driveway. Van Beek failed to stop in time and struck Miranda.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Nissan was estimated at $10,000; the Ford sustained approximately $3,000 in damage.

Van Beek was cited for following too close.