Sioux City Man Escapes Serious Injury In Semi Tractor-Trailer Crash In Palo Alto County

Mon 6-22-2020

(Emmetsburg)-- A Sioux City man escaped serious injury early Friday in an incident in Palo Alto county involving a semi tractor-trailer.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Carlos Manuel Naite of Sioux City was driving a 2019 Kenworth tractor pulling a 2019 Pacer feed trailer westbound on 280th Street and was slowing to make a right-turn onto 480th Avenue near Graettinger. Deputies say the trailer went into the northeast ditch causing the load to shift. The trailer and tractor came to rest on the passenger side.

Naite was checked over one the scene by paramedics and was released. He was cited for failure to maintain control.

The incident took place shortly after 2:00 am Friday.