MONETT, Mo. -

A 31-year-old man has been life flighted to a Springfield hospital after the car he was a passenger in ran off the road and into a creek bed.  

The crash happened at 2:00 Sunday morning just south of Monett.  

Angel Cardenas suffered serious injuries, while the other passenger and driver had minor or no injuries.  Authorities say Cardenas was not wearing a seatbelt.