Alton Woman Taken To Sioux Falls Hospital After Accident Near Hospers on 60

Date posted - August 20, 2013

Hospers AmbulanceHospers, Iowa — An Alton woman was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital after a motorcycle accident on Sunday near Hospers.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 11 AM, 29-year-old Lindsey De Jong of Alton was driving a 1982 Yamaha XS400 motorcycle northbound on Highway 60 about a mile south of Hospers.

The report says De Jong lost control of the motorcycle on a curve. It entered the northwest ditch and she was ejected from the cycle.

De Jong was transported to the Orange City Hospital by the Hospers Ambulance, and later transferred to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.

The Yamaha sustained approximately $1,500 in damages.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hospers Fire Department and Hospers Ambulance.

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