A 26-year-old man was transported after a rollover accident in Stanton County on Saturday afternoon.
At about 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to and investigated a one vehicle rollover accident that sent the lone driver to the hospital with severe facial/head injuries, according to the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office.
Ignacio Mercado-Rodriguez, 26, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was southbound on 566th Avenue about seven miles north of Stanton when he lost control of his car and it entered the west ditch rolling and landing on its top.
Mercado-Rodriguez was wearing a seatbelt and airbags did deploy. He was transported to Faith Regional in Norfolk by Stanton Fire and Rescue. The vehicle was a total loss and Mercado-Rodriguez was cited for No Operators License.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, speed was believed to be a contributing factor in the accident.