Rock Valley, Iowa — A Doon teen was taken to the hospital after an accident near Rock Valley on Thursday, April 30.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that just before 12:30 PM, 62-year-old Richard Waddington of Luverne, Minnesota, was driving a 1999 Volvo semi‐tractor northbound on Garfield Avenue, four miles southeast of Rock Valley. They say 19-year-old Jacob Pollema of Doon was driving a 1996 Chevrolet Lumina eastbound on 340th Street.
The report says Pollema failed to stop for the stop sign at Garfield Avenue where and was struck by Waddington.
The Rock Valley Ambulance took Pollema to Hegg Memorial Hospital in Rock Valley.
The Chevrolet sustained approximately $2,500 in damages. The Volvo sustained an estimated $6,000 in damages.
Pollema was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.
The Sheriff’s Office says the Rock Valley Fire Department and Rock Valley Ambulance assisted at the scene.