Georgia State Troopers continue to investigate a serious accident in neighboring Chattooga County on Thursday afternoon.
The official report has yet to be released, but according to witnesses a vehicle crashed into the rear of an SUV that was believed to have been stopped in preparation for making a turn. The collision occurred at 3567 Highway 48 between Summerville and Menlo near the Wire-Tech facility.
The driver of the SUV reportedly suffered serious injuries and was transported from the scene by Redmond EMS to a location where they were met by Lifeforce Helicopter, with the victim then being flown to a Chattanooga area hospital.
Additional information will be provided once the accident report is completed.
(AM1180 Chattooga County Radio)