The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 12:40 AM, 29-year-old Andrew Pearson of Orange City was driving a 2001 Pontiac Aztec westbound on Highway 10, three miles west of Granville. Nineteen-year-old Susana Salazar of Granville was driving a 2008 Pontiac Torrent eastbound on Highway 10. Pearson lost control of his vehicle, entered the eastbound lane and struck Salazar.
The Granville Ambulance transported Salazar to the Orange City Hospital.
Pearson sought medical attention on his own.
The Aztec sustained approximately $6,000 in damages. The Torrent sustained an estimated $7,000 in damages.
Pearson was cited for failure to maintain control of his vehicle and failure to use a seatbelt.
The Granville Fire Department and Granville Ambulance crew assisted the Sheriff’s Office.