New Ulm man in critical condition following Sunday motorcycle crash 08 May 17

A 53-year-old New Ulm motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in a crash involving an SUV on the Fort Road near the Harkin Store. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office says a Toyota RAV 4 driven by 21-year-old Ashley Sadler of Mankato was traveling east on the County Road 21 turning into the Harkin Store parking lot when her vehicle was struck by a motorcycle driven by Robert Eckstrand. He was transported to the New Ulm Medical Center and later airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.