Slick Roads Cause Rollover Injuring Three

Sheldon, Iowa — Three people from Worthington were taken to hospitals after an accident near Sheldon.
SCAT Front & Right Side
The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 6:30 AM on Monday, January 19, 2015, 33 -year-old Abraham Ramos was driving a 2007 Chrysler southbound on Highway 60, about a mile north of Sheldon.

According to the report, Ramos said that the roads got very slick. He says that he was following a semi tractor, which slowed down. Ramos says he attempted to slow down also, but lost control on the ice. The minivan entered the median and rolled. A rear passenger was thrown from the vehicle. The vehicle came to rest on the northbound lanes of Highway 60.

The Sheldon Community Ambulance Team took two passengers – 37-year-old Savina Ramos, and 23-year-old Alex Ramirez-Sandoval — to Sanford Sheldon. SCAT transported another passenger, 59-year-old Pedro Magana to Mercy Hospital in Sioux City. They report his injuries were quite serious.

Ramos’ Chrysler sustained $4500 in damages.

He was charged with driving without a license and no proof of insurance.

The Sheldon Fire Company, SCAT, and Sheldon EMA assisted at the scene.



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