Auto Accident near Hudson, SD

A Sioux Center woman was transported to a hospital after an accident on Friday near Hudson, South Dakota.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 9 AM, 30-year-old Josh Waddell of Larchwood was driving a 1997 Peterbuilt semi pulling a grain trailer eastbound on 360th Street, Near Dipper Avenue, four miles east of Hudson, SD. He was attempting to turn onto a residential driveway. Twenty-three-year-old Brittany Haan of Sioux Center was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo westbound on 360th Street.
Waddell collided with Haan near the residential driveway.
Haan was transported to the Sioux Center Hospital by the Hudson Ambulance.
The Peterbuilt sustained about $5,000 in damages. The Chevrolet sustained about $16,000 in damages.
The Iowa State Patrol, Hudson Fire and Hudson Ambulance assisted the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheldon PD

In the latest report from Sheldon Police

The police took a report from a resident on South Ninth Avenue that sometime on Saturday (2/25), someone stole their snow thrower, valued at $300.
The police report that they cited 23-year-old David Moessner of Sheldon on Monday afternoon (2/27) on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cited and released.
A Sheldon teen’s pickup was damaged in an accident on Thursday, February 23 in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 7:07 PM, 19-year-old Eric Lay of Sheldon was eastbound on Twelfth Street in a 2007 Toyota.
Lay lost control due to the snowy road conditions. The vehicle rode over the curb and into the grass, striking a 4 x 4 inch wood post with a railroad crossing sign on it.
Lay’s Toyota received $1500 damage. The sign post was valued at $100.
There were no injuries.
The report says Lay was driving too fast for conditions and he was charged with failure to maintain control.

Sheldon Accident Report

A Sheldon teen was injured in an accident on Sunday (February 26) near Sheldon.
The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 6:00 PM, 18-year-old Daniel Boer was northbound on Nest Avenue, near the Lamkin Creek in a 2006 Pontiac. The conditions were very windy, and slush was on the road. He lost control on the slush, and the vehicle went into the east ditch. It then entered a creek and rolled onto its top.
Boer was taken to Sanford Sheldon by private vehicle.
Boer’s Pontiac received $10,000 damage, enough to total the vehicle.
He was charged with failure to maintain control.

Paullina Accident Report

We now have the report of an accident that injured two people near Paullina on February 23.
The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 3:20 PM, 65-year-old Carol Lowe of Sutherland was westbound on 460th Street, when she lost control on the snow and ice-covered roadway. The vehicle began to fish tail and as Lowe attempted to correct, the vehicle entered the north ditch and struck a tree.
Lowe and a passenger in the vehicle, 42-year-old Darin Lowe of Sutherland were transported to Baum-Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar by the Paullina Ambulance.
Both the driver and passenger were wearing seat belts.

Bancroft Man Taken To Hospital After Hospers Accident

A Bancroft man was taken to the hospital after an accident last Tuesday (2/28) near Hospers.

The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 7:40 AM, 57-year-old Larry Howard Black of Guthrie Center was westbound on B40,near Hospers in a 2007 Volvo semi. Twenty-one-year-old Jacob Becker of Bancroft was northbound on Highway 60 in a 1997 Ford pickup.

The semi attempted to stop for the stop sign at Highway 60 and slid through the intersection due to ice on the roadway. Becker applied his brakes but was unable to stop. The pickup collided with the back duals of the semi in the intersection.

Becker was transported to Sanford Sheldon by personal vehicle.

Black’s Volvo semi received $100 damage. Becker’s Ford pickup received $10,000 damage.

Boyden Teen Injured In Accident On Monday

A Boyden teen was injured in an accident on Monday.

On Monday, February 27 at 7:05 PM, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Kennedy Avenue and 300th Street, one mile north of Boyden. Eighteen-year-old Mikayla Hulley of Boyden was driving a 2002 Ford Taurus northbound on Kennedy Avenue when she lost control, entered the east ditch and rolled. Hulley was transported to Sanford Hospital in Sheldon by the Boyden Ambulance for her injuries. Hulley’s vehicle sustained about $5,000 in damages. Hulley was cited for failure to maintain control. The Boyden Fire and Boyden Ambulance assisted at the scene.

By Scott Van Aartsen

News Director