Motor vehicle accident west of Hull – June 8

On Saturday, June 8, at 1:15 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 310th Street (Highway 18) and Highway 75, two miles west of Hull, IA.

Israel Sanchez-Matute, age 33, of Rock Valley, IA, was driving a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee eastbound on Highway 18. Leon Bolkema, age 62, of Doon, IA, was driving a 2019 Dodge Ram eastbound on Highway 18 behind Sanchez-Matute.  As Sanchez-Matute stopped for the stop sign, Bolkema struck the rear of the Jeep.

The Jeep sustained approximately $1,500 damage; damage to the Dodge was estimated at $2,500.

No injuries were reported.

Sanchez-Matute was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid drivers license. Bolkema was cited for following too close.