Sioux County Sheriff’s Office Covers At Least Five Accidents in Season’s First Major Winter Weather Event

Sioux County, Iowa — The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office covered no fewer than five single-vehicle vehicle accidents in a five hour period Friday night during the seasons first major winter weather event.

While it wasn’t the season’s first snowfall (KIWA recorded .25″ of snow on October 26), the rapidly falling temperatures and mixture of snow and sleet created an icy scenario on northwest Iowa’s roadways.

All of the accident’s covered by the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office during that time were single-vehicle vehicle accidents in which vehicles slid from the roadway and struck items in the ditch ranging from fence posts to concrete barriers. Thankfully, there were no significant injuries reported in any of the accidents, however the total damage cost is almost $25,000.

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