A New Ulm man was seriously injured in a car accident at 15th North and Broadway in New Ulm Wednesday evening. It happened at just after 6:30pm. 31-year-old Ronald Bottenfield-Krueth was driving a 1997 Acura northbound when he lost control of the vehicle and it struck a light pole. He suffered serious injuries, and 2 passengers received minor injuries. The Acura was severely damaged. The crash remains under investigation by the New Ulm Police Department.