Rock Valley Woman Airlifted After Head-On Crash

Date posted - March 7, 2016

AccidentGeneric 2Rock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley woman was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital in the aftermath of a two-vehicle head-on crash north of Rock Valley Saturday evening.

Lyon County authorities say 23-year old Amber Vonk of Rock Valley was northbound on county blacktop A30, about four miles north of Rock Valley, in a 2012 Ford F-150 pickup, and 17-year old Jordan Baker of Rock Valley was southbound in a 2014 GMC Sierra Pickup, when the two trucks collided head-on.

Vonk was transported to Hegg Memorial Hospital in Rock Valley, then airlifted to Avera McKennan Medical Center in Sioux Falls with Serious injuries.  Baker and a passenger were both transported to Hegg Memorial in Rock Valley for possible injuries, according to authorities.

Both vehicles were totaled in the crash.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Doon Fire and Rescue, the Rock Valley Ambulance, the Rock Valley Police Department, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Department, and the Iowa State Patrol.

Deputies say the crash remains under investigation.

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