One person injured in two-car accident
A two-car accident sent one person to the hospital Monday afternoon at 4 p.m. near the Buena Vista and Sac county line, according to the BV County Sheriff’s Office.
Amber Hussey, 34, of Sioux Rapids, was driving a red Chevy HHR and stopped at an intersection at Hwy. 110 and 660th Street, where road work was being done.
Another vehicle driven by Juan Najera-Fuentes, 35, of Schaller, was headed south and reportedly did not see Hussey’s stopped vehicle. Fuentes’ vehicle struck Hussey’s vehicle in the rear.
Hussey was transported by ambulance to Buena Vista Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.
Damage to Fuentes’ car was estimated at $5,000 and Hussey’s vehicle sustained $10,000 worth of damage.
Fuentes was cited with failure to stop within an assured distance and driving with no insurance.