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Sioux Center Accident Sends Doon Woman To Hospital

Sioux Center, Iowa — A Doon woman was injured in a two-vehicle collision Wednesday morning in Sioux Center.

Sioux Center Police say the mishap occurred shortly after 7:15 Tuesday morning at the intersection of Highway 75 and 15th Street Northeast in Sioux Center. According to the report, a 2013 Toyota Corolla, driven by 37-year-old Catarina Andres Pablo of Doon was northbound on Highway 75. 16-year-old Juan Rolando Lopez Martin of Sioux Center was westbound on 15th Street Northeast in a 2009 GMC Acadia SUV. Police say Martin stopped at the stop sign at the Highway 75 intersection, observed a northbound vehicle in front of Pablo’s Toyota and yielded to it. Martin reportedly told police he didn’t see the Toyota, and pulled into its path, with the two vehicles colliding in the intersection.

Pablo was taken to the Sioux Center Hospital by Sioux Center Ambulance. Martin reported no injuries.

Damage to Pablo’s Toyota was estimated at $7500, with damage to Martin’s SUV estimated at $2500.

Police say they ticketed Martin for Failure to Obey a Stop Sign and Yield Right of Way.

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