Sioux Rapids, IA (KICD) — A Wednesday accident injures two Sioux Rapids teens.
The Buena Vista County Sheriffs Department said the accident happened south of Sioux Rapids on Highway 71. A Southbound pickup, driven by 59-year old Richard Nelson of Sioux Rapids had stopped to make a left turn, when it was rear ended by a car driven by 17-year old Amanda Porreca.
Porreca and a passenger, 17-year old Alexis Porreca were both taken to Spencer Hospital by Sioux Rapids Ambulance with non-incapacitating injuries. Nelson was uninjured in the accident.
Porreca was charged with failure to stop within the assured distance. Porreca’s car received $7000 in damage and was totalled, while Nelson’s truck received $1500 dollars damage.