A serious wreck on Highway 51 South in Banks County early Thursday morning caused the road to be shut down for over three hours.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash that happened around 6:30 a.m. near Hickory Flat Road involving a mail truck and a Mazda Protégé 5.
The male ejected from the Mazda was critically injured and was transported by air ambulance to a hospital for treatment.
The male driver of the mail truck, who was reportedly trapped in the truck for a time, was transported for treatment by ground ambulance.
The Georgia State Patrol’s Accident Reconstruction Team is handling the investigation.