Highway 5 crash leaves woman seriously injured

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A Monday evening crash near Pleasantville sent an Iowa woman to the hospital.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, Lasharee Robinson, 30, of Des Moines was seriously injured just after 6:30.

Robinson was attempting to turn onto Hwy 5 from South Business 5 when she failed to yield the right-away.

A Freightliner truck driven by Benjamin Mitchell, 30 of Ames was traveling north on Hwy 5 when he broadsided Robinson.

Robinson was ejected from her vehicle.

She was transported to Mercy Medical in Des Moines by helicopter.

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