Lights and Sirens

Man Taken To Hospital, Cited After Accident

Sioux Center, Iowa — In the early hours of Friday morning, July 3rd, 2015, a Sioux Center man was taken to the hospital after an accident.
Sioux Center Ambulance
The Sioux County Sheriff’s office reports that just before 3:30 AM, 28-year-old Irving Ruiz of Sioux Center was driving a 2006 Freightliner feed truck southbound on Harrison Avenue, about a mile north of Sioux Center, when he lost control of the vehicle. The truck entered the west ditch where it rolled onto its side.

The Sioux Center Ambulance took Ruiz to the Sioux Center Health.

The Freightliner sustained about $75,000 in damages.

The Sheriff’s Office cited Ruiz on charges of failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle and operating a commercial motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license.

The Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Fire Department and Sioux Center Ambulance crew assisted the Sheriff’s Office on the scene.