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Minnesota Man Taken To Hospital After Hospers Area Semi Accident

Hospers, Iowa — A Minnesota man was taken to a hospital after an accident near Hospers on Sunday.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 4:25 p.m. 65-year-old James Randall of Walnut Grove, MN was driving a 2013 Freightliner semi-truck southbound on Highway 60, a half-mile south of Hospers, when he lost control of the vehicle, which entered the west ditch and struck an embankment.

The Hospers Ambulance took Randall to Orange City Area Health. His injuries were described as “minor.”

The Freightliner sustained about $60,000 in damage.

Randall was cited on a charge of failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

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