New Ulm Man Critically Injured in Crash


According to multiple news outlets, Robert Eckstrand, of New Ulm was seriously injured when his motorcycle was hit head on by a vehicle driven by Ashley Sadler of Mankato. Mr. Eckstrand was ejected from the motorcycle and thrown into a nearby ravine and was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center.


Minnesota drivers have a responsibility to drive carefully. Unfortunately, many drivers do not drive with the care required of such a potentially dangerous activity. Many drivers think they can multi-task and still remain sufficiently focused; a misconception that often has tragic consequences.


It is important to seek immediate assistance from an attorney who specializes in motor vehicle crashes if you or someone you know has been injured or killed in a crash. Time is often critical in documenting and preserving critical evidence. Experienced personal injury attorneys can provide advice and guidance on how to pursue such claims and take immediate action to protect the rights of injured people and their families. The personal injury attorneys at Maschka, Riedy & Ries are adept at analyzing all potential sources of liability and recovery for their injured clients and represent clients throughout Minnesota.


Source: KEYC, "New Ulm Man in Critical Condition After Motorcycle Accident" Kelsey Barchenger, May 8, 2017

Blog Written by:  Jed Chronic, Attorney