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Ireton Man Transported To Hospital After Sioux Center Area Accident

Sioux Center AmbulanceSioux Center, Iowa — An Ireton man was transported to the hospital after an accident on Wednesday (1/9) near Sioux Center.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 1:10 PM, 23-year-old Eric Faber of Sioux Center was driving a 2004 Peterbuilt semi-tractor pulling a 2012 Wilson livestock trailer northbound on Highway 75, about a mile and a half south of Sioux Center. Faber stopped and was waiting for southbound traffic before attempting to make a left turn onto a business driveway. Eighty-two-year-old Martin Prins of Ireton was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Highway 75 behind Faber and struck the rear of the trailer.

Prins was transported to the Sioux Center Hospital by the Sioux Center Ambulance.

The Wilson trailer sustained about $4,000 in damages. The Chevrolet sustained about $10,000 in damages.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Sioux Center Fire Department and Sioux Center Ambulance.

Prins was cited for following too closely.

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