Hospers Woman Escapes Injury When Her Car Rolls

ISP patrol car zoom on logosOrange City, Iowa — Iowa State Troopers, Sioux County Deputies, as well as Orange City Area Health System Ambulance personnel were dispatched to a one-vehicle rollover crash about 6:30 Thursday morning northeast of Orange City.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, a 2006 Pontiax G6 sedan, driven by 52-year old Debra Bensaida of Hospers was westbound on county blacktop B40, about a half mile east of Jay Avenue, when the car struck a patch of ice, causing Bensaida to lose control, with her car entering the north ditch, where it rolled, coming to rest on it’s top.

Bensaida escaped injury in the crash.  She was ticketed for Failure To Maintain Control.  Damage to the Pontiac was estimated at $6,000.

Troopers say that county blacktops in the area can go from normal driving conditions to 100% packed ice  with no warning, and they advise you to drive with caution.


Sutherland Woman Rolls Vehicle

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookHospers, Iowa — A Sutherland woman rolled her vehicle on Sunday, January 31st near Hospers.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 5:51 am on Sunday, that 38-year-old Terina DeVos of Sutherland was driving a 2007 Dodge Caliber southbound on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers. According to the report, she lost control of the vehicle, entered the median and rolled.

The Dodge received $5000 damage.

No injuries were reported


Man Taken To Hospital After Accident

Sibley, Iowa — An Ocheyedan man was taken to the hospital after an accident recently near Sibley.
Osceola County Sibley Ambulance
The Osceola County Sheriff’s office reports about 5:50 PM on January 28th, 85-year-old Cornelius Wolterstorff of Ocheyedan was driving a 2002 Buick Park Avenue northbound on Highway 60 near Sibley. They report that 31-year-old Timothy Ryan Cook of Sheldon was driving a 2014 Peterbilt semi, registered to AD trucking of Hull northbound on Highway 60 behind the Wolterstorff vehicle.

The semi rear-ended the Wolterstorff vehicle according to the sheriff’s office. They say the impact caused the Wolterstorff vehicle to skid out of control before coming to rest in the east ditch on Highway 60.

The Sibley Ambulance crew took Wolterstorff to the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley. Cook did not report any injuries.

Wolterstorff’s vehicle received about $8,500 in damage, and the semi Cooke was driving received about $4,000 in damages.

Cook was cited on a charge of failure to maintain control.

The Sheriff’s Office reports the Sibley Fire Department also assisted on the scene.


Collision At Hull Intersection

sioux county sheriff emblemHull, Iowa — Two vehicles were damaged in an accident in Hull on Monday, February 1st.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 7:56 am on Monday, 38-year-old Laura Woelber of Hull was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 southbound on Division Street and stopped for a stop sign at Highway 18 in Hull. Forty-year-old Corwin De Roon of Boyden was driving a 2005 Ford Ranger westbound on Highway 18. According to the report, Woelber drove into the intersection where she was struck by De Roon.

The F-150 received $4500 damage; the Ranger received $2500 damage

No injuries were reported


Casino Vehicle Reported Damaged

Rural Larchwood, Iowa — A Sioux Falls man has been charged with felony criminal mischief after an incident at Grand Falls Casino near Larchwood.
Grand Falls Casino sign at night
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Nathan Olson is charged with second degree criminal mischief, a class D felony; and a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

They report that about 9 PM on Wednesday night, January 27th, 2016, they took a report of vandalism that had occurred at Grand Falls Casino. After an investigation, deputies believe 33-year-old Nathan Olson of Sioux Falls, SD damaged a 2015 Cadillac Escalade belonging to the casino.

Olson was arrested and charged at that time.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated at between $1000 and $10,000.


Vehicle Rolls Into Creek

Clipboard01Sioux Center, Iowa —  A Sioux Center man’s vehicle rolled into a creek on Thursday, January 28th near Sioux Center.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 5:56 am, 24-year-old Jonathan Chausse of Sioux Center was driving a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue eastbound on 400th Street, four miles north of Orange City. According to the report, Chausse lost control of the vehicle and entered the south ditch. The vehicle rolled onto its top, coming to rest in a creek.

The Oldsmobile received $6000 damage.

No injuries were reported

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