Hospers, IA (KICD) — There were no serious injuries in a semi accident near Hospers.
Just after noon, Tuesday, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident on Highway 60, one mile south of Hospers. 23-year old Luke Skaila of Scranton was driving a 2014 Peterbuilt semi-tractor northbound on Hwy. 60. He was pulling a 1979 FRUE tanker-trailer, which was loaded with non-hazardous liquid nitrogen fertilizer.
Skalla lost control of the vehicle, which entered the median and rolled multiple times. Skalla refused medical treatment at the scene. The Peterbuilt sustained approximately $150,000 damage. The trailer sustained $30,000 damage.
Skalla was cited for failure to maintain control.
Assisting at the scene was the Hospers Fire Department, Hospers Ambulance, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa State Patrol.