Hospers, Iowa — Three people were taken to a hospital after an accident in Hospers on Sunday, June 7th.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that just before noon, 38-year-old Marla Luitjens of Hospers was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on Fourth Avenue. They say 51-year-old Vincent Luitjens of George was backing a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer northbound on Fourth Avenue. The report says he struck the Equinox on the roadway.
The Hospers Ambulance took Marla Luitjens and passengers in the vehicle, 53-year-old Betty Funk of Strafford, MO and an 11-year‐old girl from Hospers to the Orange City Hospital.
The Equinox sustained approximately $13,000 in damages. The Trailblazer sustained an estimated $6,000 in damages.
Vincent Luitjens was cited for unsafe backing.
The Sheriff’s Office says the Hospers Fire Department and Hospers Ambulance crew assisted at the scene.