A Sioux Center woman was taken to the hospital after a car versus bicycle accident in Sioux Center on Saturday, July 9, 2022.

The Sioux Center Police Department reports that at about 1:10 p.m., 34-year-old Norma Lopez-Chavez of Sioux Center was driving a 2008 Chevy Avalanche eastbound on Seventh Street Northeast, in Sioux Center. They tell us that 45-year-old Linda Boote of Sioux Center was northbound on Seventh Avenue Northeast on a bicycle.

The report says that Boote was in a marked crosswalk to get across Seventh Street Northeast when she was struck. Lopez-Chavez stated she saw the bicyclist at the last second and tried to swerve to not make contact. The bicyclist struck the passenger side mirror and passenger side front door of the Chevy.

The Sioux Center Ambulance took Boote to Sioux Center Health Hospital.

Lopez-Chavez’s Chevy Avalanche sustained $2000 in damages.

Lopez-Chavez was charged with failure to yield to pedestrian within an intersection and no valid driver’s license.


Crash Date: Sat, July 9th 2022






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