Three Injured in Head On Collision Near Rock Valley
March 07, 2016
THREE PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL ON SATURDAY AFTER A HEAD-ON COLLISION AT ABOUT 6:35pm, APPROXIMATELY FOUR MILES NORTH OF ROCK VALLEY ON COUNTY ROAD K-30, NEAR 270th STREET. THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THAT 23 YEAR OLD AMBER VONK OF ROCK VALLEY WAS NORTHBOUND ON K-30. 17 YEAR OLD JORDAN BAKKER OF ROCK VALLEY WAS SOUTHBOUND ON K-30. AND THE TWO VEHICLE COLLIDED HEAD-ON. BAKKER AND A PASSENGER WERE BOTH TRANSPORTED TO HEGG MEMORIAL OF ROCK VALLEY FOR POSSIBLE INJURIES. VONK WAS TRANSPORTED TO HEGG MEMORIAL OF ROCK VALLEY, AND THEN AIR LIFTED TO AVERA McKENNAN OF SIOUX FALLS FOR SERIOUS INJURIES. BOTH VEHICLES WERE A TOTAL LOSS. THE ACCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.
THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WAS ASSISTED BY THE DOON FIRE AND RESCUE, THE ROCK VALLEY AMBULANCE, THE ROCK VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, AND THE IOWA STATE PATROL.
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