Two drivers suffer life–threatening injuries after a pickup and a semi collide in Nicollet.

It happened around 12:15 Wednesday afternoon.

The State Patrol says a  GMC Sierra driven by Bradley Jay Block of New Ulm was eastbound on Nicollet CR 5, while a Kenworth tractor–trailer driven by David Thomas Gorka of Burtrum, Minnesota was headed north on Hwy 111.

The vehicles collided at the intersection.

Block was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, while Gorka was taken to Mayo Mankato.

Nicollet Fire, Allina Ambulance, Mayo Air Care, and MNDOT assisted on scene.

--- KEYC News 12