Tuesday evening wreck results in several injured; one life-flighted

According to the Georgia State Patrol, three were injured, one transported by LifeForce to Erlanger Medical in Chattanooga and two transported by Gordon EMS to Gordon Hospital, as a result of an accident on GA-53 East near Blackwood Springs Baptist Church.

According to the accident report, a 1989 Ford Bronco, driven by Teresa Diane Thomas, 56, of Ranger, turned left onto GA-53 in an attempt to travel west and struck a 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT, driven by Kathy Marie Jones, 38, of Calhoun.

Thomas was transported by Life force to Erlanger Medical with unknown injuries. Jones was transported to Gordon Hospital, also with unknown injuries.

Of three passengers in Jones’ vehicle, Jimmy Jones, 70, of Calhoun, was transported to Gordon Hospital with unknown injuries. The other two passengers were not injured.

Thomas has been charged with failure to yield right of way.