An accident occurred at 15th North and Broadway at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday. Ronald Bottenfield-Krueth, 31, of New Ulm, was northbound driving a 1997 Acura when he lost control of the car and struck a light pole. He sustained serious injuries. Two passengers sustained minor injuries. The Acura was severely damaged. New Ulm Police and the Minnesota State Patrol responded to the accident. The crash remains under investigation, according a report from the New Ulm Police Department.