Medic, EMT face long recovery after Minn. ambulance crash

Tim Daly, 43, is expected to spend three months in a wheelchair; Brian Nagel, 30, is hospitalized in intensive care, breathing with the assistance of a ventilator


Minneapolis Star Tribune

BUFFALO, Minn. — A crash on a Wright County road involving an SUV and an ambulance carrying a patient during a snowstorm has left two medical workers facing long recoveries and another person badly injured, officials said.

The head-on collision occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. Saturday on County Road 35 near Eaken Avenue NE. in Buffalo Township, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Emergency medical technician Tim Daly, 43, of Albertville, Minn., and paramedic Brian Nagel, 30, of Greenwood, were among the injured, according to Allina Health, the ambulance’s operator. Both were taken to Buffalo Hospital, with Nagel being transferred to North Memorial Medical Center and listed in critical condition Monday

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