Two Injured After Car Flips in Chatham, Georgia


January 24, 2019

CHATHAM COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news story reported at savannahnow.com, two people were injured January 22 after their vehicle flipped in a collision in Chatham County, Georgia. Police are investigating the accident and have not yet identified the victims.* 

The accident occurred in the afternoon on January 22 on U.S. Highway 17 in Chatham County. At approximately 12:30 p.m., a vehicle traveling west on U.S. 17 (Ogeechee Road) collided with another vehicle near the intersection with Gamble Road. The makes and models of the vehicles were not reported. 

The circumstances of the crash are not yet completely clear, but it appears from preliminary investigation that the first vehicle was speeding and struck the second vehicle. It is not clear where the second vehicle was in relation to the first or how the two vehicles collided. 

After impact, the first vehicle ran into a curb, then flew into the air and flipped over. The vehicle landed on its roof and struck a trailer that was parked close to the roadway. The driver of the vehicle and a passenger, both of whom have not been identified, were trapped inside the car and had to be extricated by the Savannah Fire Department. 

Emergency responders took both victims to Memorial Hospital, where their current conditions are not known. Police said the victims were conscious upon transport. 

It does not appear anyone in the second vehicle was injured, and no one in this vehicle has been identified. Police are still investigating the accident, and no additional information has been released at this time. 

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Source:https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20190122/chatham-police-investigating-after-wreck-on-us-17

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