Hospers, Iowa — A Peterson teen was taken to a hospital after an accident near Hospers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 7:55 p.m., 19-year-old Derek Lane of Peterson was driving a 1997 Dodge Ram pickup westbound on Fir Street in Hospers when he entered a curve in the road and lost control of the vehicle. It left the roadway and struck a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser and a 2010 Toyota Camry that were parked and unattended on a residential driveway.
The Hospers Ambulance took Lane to the Orange City Health System Hospital.
They report that the Lane Dodge pickup sustained about $4,000 dollars in damage. The Chrysler sustained about $8,000 in damage, and the Toyota sustained about $100 in damage.
The Sheriff’s Office reports that the Hospers Ambulance and Hospers Fire Department assisted them with the response to the accident.
Rock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley woman struck a deer on Tuesday, February 28th near Rock Valley.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, 40-year-old Dulce Quijada of Rock Valley was driving a 2008 Buick Enclave southbound on Dogwood Avenue, two miles west of Rock Valley. According to the report, Quijada struck a deer on the roadway.
The Buick received $4,000 damage.
No injuries were reported.
Boyden, Iowa — A North Dakota man was taken to the hospital after an accident on Monday, February 27, near Boyden.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 12:35 p.m., 35-year-old Scott Simpson of Oakes, ND was driving a 2006 Volvo semi‐tractor pulling a freight trailer eastbound on Highway 18, about three miles east of Hull, when he lost control of the vehicle, which entered the south ditch and struck several trees on a farm property.
The Boyden Ambulance took Simpson to Sanford Sheldon Hospital.
The Volvo and trailer sustained approximately $30,000 in damage. Damages to the farm trees and landscape are estimated at $8,000.
The Sheriff’s Office says the Boyden Ambulance and Boyden Fire Department assisted them.
They say the accident remains under investigation.
Worthington, Minnesota — A Sibley woman was taken to the hospital after an accident just outside of Worthington.
The Minnesota State Patrol reports that about 12:45 PM on Sunday, February 26, 2017, 85-year-old Jeanette Vantassel of Sibley was driving a 2016 Chevy northeast-bound on Highway 60, about four and a half miles southwest of I-90. They say that 41-year-old Salomon Fajardo of Sibley was southwest-bound on 60 in a 2002 Oldsmobile.
The report says that Vantassel attempted to make a left turn onto Nobles County Road 10, when her car struck the Fajardo Olds.
Vantassel was taken to Sanford Worthington Hospital.
The trooper says the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office, Worthington Police Department, Worthington Ambulance, and the Worthington Fire Department and Rescue Squad assisted at the scene.
Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon Police are investigating the vandalism of a vehicle that took place sometime last week.
According to the report, the passenger side of a 2007 Ford Edge was damaged by scraping an “X” and a circle into the rear door. The report goes on to describe a smaller scratch on the vehicle’s passenger side rear quarter panel.
Police estimate the damage at about $500.00.
Sheldon, Iowa — An Orange City man faces a felony, along with a pair of misdemeanor charges, after being arrested by Sheldon Police Friday evening, February 24th.
According to the Sheldon Police Department, their officers arrested 27-year old Geoffrey Dean Oolman in the 700 block of Western Avenue in Sheldon Friday evening. Police say Oolman is charged with 1 count of Felony Possession of Contraband, 1 count of Possession of Methamphetamine, and 1 count of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Both the Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of a Controlled Substance charges are serious misdemeanors.
Oolman was transported to the Sioux County Jail in Orange City following his arrest.