Highway 18 Accident Near Boyden Injures Two

August 02, 2022 11:29am

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The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a crash on Highway 18, two miles west of Boyden.  Shortly after 5pm Monday, 52-year-old Richard Roeman of Larchwood was driving west on 18 when he slowed for road construction.  21-year-old Elliot Dykstra of Alton was following Roeman and struck the rear end of Roeman’s vehicle.


Both drivers sustained injuries and were taken to Sanford Sheldon Medical Center for treatment. 


Dykstra was cited for following too close.


The sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Boyden Ambulance, Boyden Fire Department and Iowa State Patrol.