Two people were injured in what is reported as a head on crash that occurred on Thursday morning just north of the Fayette/Shelby County line. The accident occurred around 4:45 am on Thursday on U.S. Route 51—just north of the Fayette County line and near Shelby County Road 200 North near Oconee. Reports say a vehicle driven by 21 year old Jake Orzel of Ramsey was northbound on Route 51 and reportedly crossed the center line and that a vehicle driven by 45 year old Carlos Maldonado of Decatur was southbound and was struck head on. Reports say Maldonado was air lifted from the scene with serious injuries. And, that Orzel was taken from the scene by ambulance and was later air lifted out. The matter remains under investigation at this time. The accident led to U.S. Route 51 being closed for a few hours near the Fayette/Shelby County line on Thursday morning.