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Two taken to hospital after head-on crash in Embarrass

Two people were transported to a hospital following a head-on collision Saturday afternoon in Embarrass, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported.

James McNulty, 53, of Embarrass was traveling south on the 4800 block of County Highway 21 at about noon when a northbound car attempted to make a left turn and struck his vehicle head-on, the sheriff’s office said.

The driver of the other vehicle, 78-year-old Arnold Krueger and his passenger, 75-year-old Darlene Krueger, both of Embarrass, sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Essentia Health-Virginia. McNulty and his passenger suffered minor injuries and declined medical treatment.

All parties were wearing seatbelts, the sheriff’s office said.

The Babbitt Police Department, Babbitt Ambulance, Tower Ambulance and Hoyt Lakes Ambulance were among the other agencies who responded to the scene.