Collision At Hull Intersection

siouxsheriff2Hull, Iowa — Two vehicles were damaged in an accident in Hull on Tuesday, February 9th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 8:11 am 41-year-old Jill Christoffels of Hull was driving a 2011 Toyota Sienna minivan eastbound on Milwaukee Road in Hull. Fifty-one-year-old Cindy Erickson of Doon was driving a 2005 Chevrolet bus northbound on Elm Street. According to the report, Erickson turned right onto Milwaukee Road and struck Christoffels in the intersection.

The minivan received $2500 damage; the bus received $100 damage.

No injuries were reported


Three Injured in Accident

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookOrange City, Iowa — A Paullina man and two children from South Dakota were injured in an accident near Orange City on Sunday, February 7th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 2:45 pm on Sunday, 49-year-old Phillip Schurke of Paullina was driving a 1999 Ford Taurus northbound on Jackson Avenue, four miles north of Orange City. According to the report, Schurke lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and struck a 2010 GMC Yukon, owned by Chad Vander Veen, of Orange City, that was already stranded in the ditch. No one was in the GMC at the time of the accident.

The Ford received $4000 damage; the GMC received $5000 damage.

Schurke and two passengers, 8-year-old Lily Schurke, and eight-year-old Shane Schurke, both of Parker, South Dakota reported minor injuries and sought medical attention on their own.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Orange City Fire Department and Orange City Ambulance.


Sheldon Man Rolls Vehicle

sioux sheriff emblem side of carSheldon, Iowa — A Sheldon man rolled his vehicle on Monday, February 8th near Sheldon.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 1:31 pm on Monday, 23-year-old George Avila of Sheldon was driving a 2005 Dodge Durango eastbound on Highway 18, two miles west of Sheldon. According to the report, Avila lost control of the vehicle, entered the north ditch and rolled.

The Dodge received $6000 damage.

No injuries were reported


Sioux Center Man Rolls Vehicle Near Sioux Center

sioux county sheriff emblemSioux Center, Iowa — A Sioux Center man’s vehicle was damaged after his vehicle rolled on Monday, February 8th near Sioux Center.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 3:38 pm on Monday, 21-year-old Fidel Chilel of Sioux Center was driving a 2000 Ford Explorer northbound on Highway 75, three miles north of Sioux Center. According to the report, Chilel lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and rolled.

The Ford received $5000 damage.

No injuries were reported

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Sioux Center Ambulance and Sioux Center Fire Department.


Two Taken To Hospital After Accident

Alton, Iowa — Two men from Omaha were taken to a hospital after an accident on Highway 60 near Alton.
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The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday, February 5, about 8:00 PM, 28-year-old Kyle Seggerman, of Omaha, NE was driving a 2002 Jeep Liberty northbound on Highway 60, three miles north of Alton when he lost control of the vehicle, which entered the median and rolled several times.

The Alton Ambulance took Seggerman and a passenger, 50-year-old Randal Seggerman of Omaha to the Orange City Hospital.

The Jeep sustained approximately $15,000 in damage.

Kyle Seggerman was cited on a charge of failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that the Alton Fire Department, Alton and Orange City Ambulance crews, and the Orange City Police Department assisted them.


Woman Transported After Sheldon Crash

AccidentGeneric 2Sheldon, Iowa — A Sheldon woman was taken to the hospital in the aftermath of a 2-vehicle accident in Sheldon Friday morning.

According to Sheldon police, the accident happened shortly before 11 am Friday, when a 2014 Chevrolet Cruise, driven by 20-year old Nicole Woelber of Sheldon was westbound on 8th Street, approaching 7th Avenue.  As Woelber’s car entered the intersection it was struck in the driver’s side by a northbound 2002 Chevy pickup, driven by 19-year old Jacob Faris of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Police say Faris told them he had been unable to stop for Woelber’s car due to icy road conditions.  Faris was reportedly cited for Failure To Yield, since the intersection has posted “Yield” signs for both north and southbound traffic.

Woelber was transported to Sanford Sheldon Medical Center by the Sheldon Community Ambulance Team for treatment of possible injuries.

Damage to Woelber’s car was estimated at about $2800, while damage to Faris’ pickup was estimated to be approximately $2500.

Sheldon Police, Fire, SCAT and EMA were all called out to the scene.