Sibley, Iowa– A Hartley man and a Sioux Center man were both taken to the hospital after an accident near Sibley on Friday, November 4, 2022.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has just released information that states that at about 4:20 p.m. that day, 24-year-old Ethan Adams of Hartley was driving a 2014 Chevy pickup southbound on Highway 59, five miles east and five south of Sibley. They tell us that 84-year-old Arlon Sandbulte of Sioux Center was eastbound on A34 in a 2022 Lincoln SUV.

The report says that Sandbulte stopped and proceeded through the intersection but failed to see the Adams pickup. Adams’ pickup struck the Sandbulte SUV on the driver’s side and came to rest in the east ditch. The pickup came to rest on the highway.

The Sibley Ambulance took both Adams and Sandbulte to Osceola Regional Health Center Hospital in Sibley.

The vehicles sustained an estimated $10,000 in damage, each.

Sandbulte was charged with failure to yield from a stop sign.

The report says the Melvin Fire Department also assisted on the scene.

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