Law enforcement and emergency workers were on the scene of an accident on Wednesday morning shortly after 8 AM at Highway 151 and Highway 27,  just north of the Chattooga County line.

The accident involved a Honda passenger car and an older model Ford Escort.  There were serious injuries in the accident and Lifeforce was called into the scene.  Traffic was shut down on the south bound side of Highway 27 for a short time so the helicopter could land.

According to the Georgia State Patrol Post in LaFayette, Shawn Tyler Tucker from Dalton was airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga with serious injuries.  No word on the crash victims condition at this time.