JONESBORO, Ga. -- Two people area dead and three others critically injured after a serious accident in Jonesboro Saturday night.

The accident happened on Tara Boulevard at the intersection with Mundy's Mill around 8:20 p.m.

That's when police said they responded to a two car accident and found two people already dead at the scene in one vehicle.

Three in the other vehicle suffered critical injuries and were rushed to area hospitals for treatment.

Their conditions are unknown at this time. The Clayton County Special Traffic Accident Reconstruction (STAR) Unit was called in to take over the investigation and names have not yet been released.

The accident shut down all lanes of Tara Blvd. as police continued to investigate.