NU Man Critically Injured 04 Apr 12

NU Man Critically InjuredAn 82-year-old New Ulm man remains in critical condition following a car crash Monday afternoon. It happened at around 1:10pm Monday at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Carver Road on the east end of Mankato. A Dodge Durango driven by 29-year-old Ryan Finch of Eagle Lake was eastbound on Madison Avenue when it collided with a Chevy Silverado driven by Herold Gieseke of rural New Ulm. The Silverado then accelerated through the north ditch and collided with several trees. Gieseke was taken to the Mankato Mayo Hospital intensive care unit with life-threatening injuries. Finch was hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation.