Sioux City Man Taken To Hospital After Rolling Van South Of Rock Rapids

Rock Rapids, Iowa — Lyon County authorities have just released information about an accident south of Rock Rapids that sent a Sioux City man to a hospital.

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, on Saturday, November 26th, at about 12:45 p.m., Zachary Sassman of Sioux City was driving a 2003 Chevy Astro van on county road K52 just south of Rock Rapids, when the van entered the northeast ditch before rolling one time. It came to rest on its wheels.

The Lyon County Ambulance took Sassman to Avera Merrill Pioneer Community Hospital in Rock Rapids. His injuries were described as “minor.”

The van sustained what the deputy’s report called “severe damage” and was towed away.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that the Lyon County Ambulance Squad, the Rock Rapids Fire Department, and Sunshine Towing assisted with the response to the accident.


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