Crash Seriously Injures Teen

Tue 11-1-2016 []

(Hospers)-- A single vehicle crash Friday in Sioux county seriously injured a Sheldon teen.

Authorities say 16-year-old Esperanza De Hoogh was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Impala northbound on a county road when she lost control. The vehicle went into the east ditch and struck an embankment.

De Hoogh was transported by ambulance to the Orange City hospital. She was later flown to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.

The vehicle she was driving sustained an estimated $2,000 in damage.

The crash took place shortly after 9:00 pm.