Head-on collision on River Road in Columbus leaves one man with serious injuries

A head-on collision Thursday morning on River Road has landed one man in the intensive care unit at a Columbus hospital.

Georgia State Trooper B.N. Talley with the LaGrange post said he responded to the scene of the crash about 11:30 a.m. There he discovered a Lexus RX300 had slammed into a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck. The truck was traveling north on Ga. Highway 219, known in Columbus as River Road. The Lexus was southbound.

The drivers of both vehicles were transported to The Medical Center in Columbus. The driver of the Lexus sustained the more serious injuries, Talley said.

Details pertaining to why the crash occurred are not yet known. The wreck remains under investigation.