Car Vs Semi Collision Injures Sibley Woman

Thu 10-29-2015 []

(Sibley)-- A Sibley woman was injured Monday when a vehicle she was driving collided with a semi in Osceola county. The Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old Arnold Vanpelt of Spirit Lake was driving a 2000 Freightliner semi southbound on Nettle Avenue and 47-year-old Maria Croatt of Sibley was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu. Authorities say croatt was turning onto the roadway from a driveway when she pulled into the path of the semi driven by Vanpelt.

Croatt was ejected from the vehicle as a result of the impact. She was taken by ambulance to the Osceola Community Hospital with incapacitating injuries. No injuries were reported to Vanpelt.

$5,000 in damage was estimated to the car driven by Croatt and to the semi driven by Vanpelt and owned by the Cooperative Farmers Elevator of Ocheyedan.

The collision took place around 2:00 p.m.