Boyden Man Arrested After Fiery Rollover Accident

July 06, 2021 10:21am

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A Boyden man escaped serious injury in a fiery rollover accident that resulted in his arrest. 


The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an accident on 300th Street, three miles east of Hull, at 12:42 Sunday morning.  The driver, 18-year-old Kaelin Hinderks of Boyden had been driving eastbound on 300th Street in a Dodge Caravan when he lost control, went into the north ditch, and rolled.  The vehicle came to rest in a farm field where it started on fire, but Hinderks was able to get out.  Hinderks declined medical attention.


While investigating, authorities suspected Hinderks was under the influence of alcohol and discovered alcohol in his possession.  He was arrested and brought to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating while intoxicated, person under the legal age in possession of alcohol, failure to provide proof of insurance and failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.


The Dodge sustained approximately $1,500 in damage.