Motor vehicle accident east of Sioux Center – May 9

On Thursday, May 9, at 2:20 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th St and Indian Avenue, three miles east of Sioux Center, IA.

Abigal Vander Werf, age 25, of Council Bluffs, IA, was diving a 2021 Nissan Rogue eastbound on 400th Street. Kirsten Cosgrove was driving a 2004 Honda Odyssey westbound on 400th Street. Vander Werf attempted a left turn onto Indian Avenue and the two struck.

Cosgrove was transported by the Sioux Center Ambulance to the Sioux Center Health for treatment of her injuries. Vander Werf was transported by private vehicle to Sioux Center Health for treatment of her injuries.

The Nissan sustained approximately $25,000 in damage; the Honda received approximately $8,000 in damage.

Vander Werf was cited for failing to yield upon making a left turn.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Ambulance and Sioux Center Fire Department.