Approximately 10 am a southbound 18 wheeler on the 521 bypass struck a passenger car in the intersection of Richland and Matson. The 18 wheeler had damage to the right front of his truck. The car had significant damage and collided with a tree on the side of Matson Street. The driver of the car was airlifted via helicopter. The nature of the driver’s injuries was not known, nor was the cause of the accident.