Bert Vaughn, long-time pastor of First Baptist Church in Calhoun, was injured in a motor-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon and was airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.

The accident was confirmed by Calhoun Police, which happened on Ga. 53 Spur near Coosa Valley Technical College.

Bert Vaughn has served as pastor of First Baptist Church for almost 30 years.