Commercial motor vehicle accident south of Hospers – June 7

On Friday, June 7, at 11:43 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Hospers, IA.

Singh Grupal, age 24, of Sacramento, CA, was driving a 2023 Freightliner semi-tractor pulling a trailer southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway where the truck and trailer jackknifed in the median.

No injuries were reported.

The Freightliner sustained an estimated $15,000 in damage; the trailer sustained an estimated $1,000 in damage.

Grupal was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.