A Willmar man suffered serious injuries when his vehicle was struck by a semi-truck in Chippewa County Thursday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, on Oct. 20, Brian Lee Ilgen, age 50, of Willmar was on Highway 40, attempting to turn south onto County Road 2. At about 10 a.m., Ilgen’s 1997 Chevy GMC 400 was struck by a westbound 2015 Peterbilt semi-truck being driven by Paul Douglas Bonnema, age 60, of Anacortes, Washington.

Ilgen was taken to the hospital in St. Cloud with life threatening injuries.

The Kerkhoven EMS and Fire Department, Willmer EMS, Life Link, and Willmer Department of Transportation office assisted at the scene.