One Hurt In Crash Near Nicollet 18 Jan 13

A Maplewood man was injured Thursday afternoon when his car collided with a semi-truck north of Nicollet. 47-year-old Robert Kritta was driving a Buick Rendezvous westbound on Nicollet County Road 5 when he hit the northbound semi in the intersection with Highway 111. The crash occurred at just after 1:30pm. Kritta was taken to the Mankato Mayo Hospital with injuries described as being non life-threatening. A passenger in his vehicle escaped injury. The driver of the semi, 64-year-old Timothy Gillham of Monticello was also not hurt. The Buick was totaled.