Two people, including the wife of Jackson County Tax Commissioner Don Elrod, were injured around 2 p.m. Monday afternoon in a head on crash on Hwy. 15, the Jefferson-Commerce Road. The wreck happened near the offices of JEMC.
Injured were Jan Elrod and Nicole Dumas. Elrod reportedly underwent surgery Monday night at Athens Regional Hospital for leg and hip injuries.
The Jefferson Fire Department and rescue squad and Jackson County EMS responded.