PUTNAM COIUNTY, Mo. – A man and wife from Illinois were injured during a collision in Putnam County Thursday night.

A crash report from the Missouri Highway Patrol says Robert Burton, 68, and his wife, Linda, 66, of MaChesney, were northbound on Wildflower Drive, four miles North of Unionville around 7:45 last night. Their vehicle traveled across the center line and hit a trailer towed by Wendell Kurtz, 29, of Unionville.

Robert Burton was flown to University Medical Center with serious injuries, while his wife sought treatment on her own for minor injuries.