New Ulm Motorcycle Accident 30 Aug 13

A 67-year-old New Ulm man was injured in a motorcycle accident in New Ulm Thursday evening. it happened at just before 7:30pm at the intersection of 7th North Street and Broadway. Merrle Asleson was driving a Harley Davidson northbound on Broadway when a northbound Chevy GMT driven by 21-year-old Matthew Helget of Sleepy Eye swerved to avoid a third vehicle that had applied it’s brakes and Asleson was forced to brake and lay down his bike to avoid a collision. He was taken to the New Ulm Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries. He was not wearing a helmet. Helget and his 17-year-old female passenger were not injured.