Four Taken To Hospital After Accident Between Alton And Hospers

Date posted - April 7, 2013

Hospers AmbulanceAlton, Iowa — Four people were taken to the hospital after an accident near Alton.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 10:20 on Thursday night (4/4), 22-year-old Jesse Gemar of Hawarden was driving a 2001 Nissan Frontier King pickup southbound on Highway 60, two miles northeast of Alton.

Gemar lost control of the vehicle, which entered the west ditch, struck a railroad embankment and rolled.

Gemar and three passengers in his vehicle, 4-month-old Adrian Carr, 19-year-old Stacy Carr, both of Orange City, and 17-year-old John Carr of Sioux Center were transported to the Orange City Hospital by the Hospers and Orange City Ambulances.

The Nissan sustained approximately $9,000 damage. A Sioux County Conservation fence sustained $200 damage.

Gemar was cited for driving with a suspended driver’s license, failure to maintain control, failure to wear a seatbelt and child restraint violation.

The Hospers Ambulance, Hospers Fire Department and the Orange City Ambulance assisted the Sheriff’s Office.

The accident remains under investigation.

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