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Walker man in critical condition following crash

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Brian O'Connor was the driver of a 1989 Dodge Omni that was headed east on State Highway 371 when he attempted to make a left turn onto Walker Bay Boulevard and turned in front of a 2000 Subaru Legacy, according to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Brainerd.

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O'Connor's vehicle was struck at the passenger side door by the westbound Legacy, the State Patrol reported.

The driver of the Legacy, 29-year-old Catherine Tande of Walker, was not injured, the State Patrol reported. She was wearing a seat belt.

O'Connor suffered a spinal fracture and was taken to Innovis Hospital in Fargo, N.D., where he is in critical condition, the State Patrol reported. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The Omni sustained severe damage while the Legacy sustained minor damage.

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