Ryan L. Lutes, 21, .El Dorado Springs, suffered injuries reported as serious about 10:47 p.m. Sunday, July 7, on Hwy. 54 in Nevada when his eastbound 208 Hyundai Elantra crossed the center line and sideswiped a westbound 2012 Volvo Tractor driven by Darius Bielat, 4, Rosevelle, IL.

Lutes, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was lifeflighted to Freeman Hospital in Joplin.

The wreck was investigated by Trooper J. D. Leemasters.