Motor vehicle accident south of Orange Citty – April 19

On Friday, April 19, 2024, at approximately 10:12 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and 470th Street, one mile south of Orange City, IA.

Guillermo Gonzalez, age 20, of Fremont, NE, was driving a 2018 Toyota Camry northbound on Jackson Avenue. Angelina Nelson, age 17, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Jackson Avenue behind Gonzalez. Gonzalez slowed to turn left onto 470th Streetand Nelson struck the rear of Gonzalez’s vehicle.

Nelson was transported by the Orange City Ambulance to Orange City Area Health for treatment of her injuries.

Damage to the Toyota was estimated at $10,000; the Chevrolet sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

Gonzalez was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license. Nelson was cited for following too close.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department and the Orange City Ambulance.