Wednesday Morning Accident Sends Three To Hospital

May 30, 2019


An accident at the intersection of Highway 75 and 360th St. north of Sioux Center sent two people to the hospital Wednesday morning.  19 year-old Julia Niz-Niz of Hull was stopped facing south on Highway 75 behind a semi-truck making a right turn.  60 year-old Clifford Kruger of George was also southbound on the highway driving a Peter-Bilt semi-truck pulling a feed trailer behind Niz-Niz when he struck her.  Niz-Niz and two passengers were taken to the Sioux Center Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  Niz-Niz’s vehicle, a 2008 Saturn Vue sustained about $8,000 in damage, Kruger’s Semi sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.  Niz-Niz was cited for operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license.  The accident remains under investigation, and authorities are asking the public if anyone witnessed the accident to contact the sheriff’s office.