Inwood, Iowa — Five people were taken to a hospital after an accident near Inwood on Tuesday, December 16, 2014.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 1:30 PM, 29-year-old Sheryl Van Beek of Inwood was driving a 2006 Honda Odyssey eastbound on 260th Street. The officer’s report says Van Beek failed to stop at the stop sign and struck a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Heather Hernandez of Inwood. She was driving a 2012 Toyota Camry southbound on Coolidge Avenue at the time of the collision.
Van Beek’s vehicle had three minor children inside. Both drivers and all passengers were taken to Hegg Memorial Hospital in Rock Valley for further observation.
Van Beek’s vehicle sustained approximately $7000 in damages, while damage to Hernandez’s vehicle was estimated at $9000.
Van Beek was charged with Failure to Obey a Stop Sign.
Inwood Fire and Rescue and Inwood Body assisted the Sheriff’s Office on the scene.