Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids woman’s SUV and a Sioux Falls woman’s car were damaged in a crash on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in Rock Rapids.
The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 1:40 PM, 49-year-old Diane Sieperda of Rock Rapids was driving a 2013 Ford SUV westbound on Highway 9, at the intersection with South Bradley Street in the west part of town. Thirty-five year-old Jamie Hult of Sioux Falls was also westbound on 9 in a 2007 Kia when the vehicles collided. The report says that Sieperda improperly changed lanes or failed to signal her intentions.
Sieperda’s Ford SUV sustained $5000 in damages, and Hult’s 2007 Kia sustained $7000 in damages.
Sieperda was charged with a turning at intersection violation. Hult was charged with operation without registration card or plate.
The Rock Rapids Fire Department and Lyon County Ambulance crew assisted at the scene.