The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 8:10 PM, 15-year-old Seth Zomermaand of Sioux Center was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer southbound on Harrison Avenue, two miles northeast of Sioux Center, when he lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway, struck a MidAmerican Energy utility pole and rolled onto its side. Following the accident, the vehicle became engulfed in flames.
No injuries were reported.
The Ford sustained approximately $9,500 in damages. The utility pole sustained an estimated $500 in damages.
Zomermaand was ticketed for failure to maintain control.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Fire Department, Sioux Center Ambulance and Sioux Center Police Department.