SAUK CENTRE - A California man was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital after driving into a bridge pillar on Friday night.

The incident happened at 8:50 p.m. The State Patrol says 50-year-old Curt Willoughby of Fullerton California was driving a semi tractor/trailer eastbound on Interstate 94 in Sauk Centre.

He crossed the median, hit a bridge pillar and ended up in the right lane of traffic. Wheat and grain in the tractor spilled and covered the westbound lanes.

Willoughby was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries.