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Sheldon, IA (KICD) — A Sheldon woman is injured in an accident in Sheldon.

Sheldon Police said around 3:25 Wednesday afternoon, 55-year old Cheryl Van Briesen was driving a 2015 Peterbilt semi west on Highway 18 near Hy-Vee in Sheldon. 90-year old June Den Hartog was going to turn west onto 18 from the Hy-Vee driveway in a 1995 Cadillac.

The truck wasn’t totally past the driveway when Den Hartog pulled out. Van Briesen tried to pull away, but the front of the Den Hartog car struck the semi trailer.

Den Hartog was taken to Sanford Sheldon hospital. She was charged with Failure to Yield from a Stop Sign.

 

Sibley, IA (KICD) — A Sibley man is injured in a two vehicle accident.

The Osceola County Sheriffs Office said the accident happened Tuesday, around 8-am, at the intersection of Hwy 59 & 180th St, east of Sibley, 32-year old Stefan Lingle of Ashton was driving north on Hwy 59 in a 2015 International straight truck. 57-year old Genaro Casas Sanchez, was eastbound on 180th in a 1990 Isuzu pickup and due to fog failed to see the stop sign.

Casas Sanchez went through the stop sign and struck the International broadside. Casas Sanchez was taken to the Osceola Community Hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. Lingle was not injured. Casas Sanchez was cited for Failure to Obey Stop Sign and Fail to Prove Security Against Liability.

 

Granville, IA (KICD) — A bus full of passengers goes into a ditch injuring one.

On Friday, just after noon, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident on Highway 10, one mile west of Granville. 57-year old Harold Flavell of Johnston was driving a 2007 VanHool charter bus with 39 passengers west on Highway 10 when he apparently experienced a medical condition, lost control of the bus, entered the north ditch, struck a fence and came to a rest in a bean field.
Flavell was transported by the Granville Ambulance to the Orange City Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. None of the passengers reported any injuries.
The Spalding Catholic School in Granville provided a school bus to transport the passengers to another charter bus.

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