Motor vehicle accident southeast of Rock Valley leads to arrest – June 24

On Monday, June 24, at 9:49 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Fig Avenue and 320th Street, one mile southeast of Rock Valley, IA.

Joaquin  Salas, age 25, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2004 Ford F-150 southbound on Fig Avenue when he attempted to turn eastbound onto 320th Street, lost control of the vehicle and entered the ditch southeast  of the intersection.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

Deputies determined the Salas’ driver’s license was suspended .

Salas was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with Operating a motor vehicle while driver’s license suspended.

(Booking photo coming soon)