Motor vehicle accident east of Alton – July 9

On Tuesday, July 9, at 4:38 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Kingbird Avenue and 450th Street, one mile east of Alton, IA.

Cesar Salazar, age 24, of Granville, IA, was driving a 2023 Ford F150 eastbound on 450th street. Karibeth Larson, age 27, of Hardy, IA was driving a 2023 Ford F150 southbound on Kingbird Avenue; the two struck in the intersection. Both vehicles then came to rest in the southeast ditch.

Salazar was transported by the Orange City Ambulance to Orange City Area Health for treatment of his injuries. Larson was transported by the Alton Ambulance to Orange City Area Health for treatment of her injuries.

Damage to both Ford F150’s were estimated at $45,000 each.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by Orange City Police Department, Orange City Ambulance, Alton Ambulance and Alton Fire Department.