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One Injured in a Head on Collision in Pleasantville

Posted: Thursday, October 21st, 2010 at 6:30 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Dr. Bob Leonard/Samantha Smith

Pleasantville Fire and Rescue, Mercy Ambulance and Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on Jasper Street, just east of highway 5 in Pleasantville shortly after 2pm yesterday. Sheriff Ron Goemaat tells KNIA/KRLS news the driver of a red minivan fell asleep at the wheel and crossed the centerline striking a tan mid-sized sedan head-on. The driver of the sedan was transported to the hospital by Mercy Ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines with non-life threatening injuries while the driver of the van sustained no apparent injuries. The accident remains under investigation by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.