Single Vehicle Crash Near Harris Sends Two People To The Hospital

Fri 10-9-2020

(Harris)-- The Osceola County Sheriff's Office has released details into a single vehicle crash this past Sunday near Harris that sent two people to the hospital.

Authorities say 24-year-old Ezequiel Ayala Lopez of Sheldon was driving a 1998 Mercury Mountaineer southbound on County Road A-18 when the vehicle crossed the centerline, went onto the opposite shoulder, and slid sideways into the ditch. Deputies say it appeared the vehicle had rolled atleast twice before coming to rest, with the driver's side pinned against a tree.

Ayala Lopez and a juvenile male passenger were taken to Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley with incapacitating injuries.

Ayala Lopez was cited for failure to maintain control.

The Sibley and Ocheyedan ambulances, Harris Fire Department and Dickinson County Emergency Management assisted on the scene.