Car Crashes into Home on 36th Street in Savannah, Georgia; Driver Flees Scene
SAVANNAH, GA. – According to a news report posted online at wtoc.com, a car crashed into a home on 36th Street in Savannah, Georgia, after which the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. Several people were injured in the accident, and police officers are still looking for the missing driver.*
The incident occurred during the early morning near Live Oak Street. The Savannah Police Department and WTOC report that a vehicle was driving in the area at about 1:45 a.m. and somehow left the roadway and crashed into a house located in the 1200 block of 36th Street. The make and model of the car were not reported, and the type of car involved cannot be discerned from video taken at the scene.
It is not clear how the accident happened. Police believe the driver might have struck other vehicles before losing control and exiting the roadway, but this information was not confirmed. The news report indicates that the home sustained some damage during the accident.
WTOC reports that four people were inside of the car when it hit the house. The driver exited the vehicle after impact and fled on foot. The three passengers sustained unknown injuries and were still on scene when responders arrived. They were reportedly transported to a hospital for treatment. WTOC says no one inside of the home was injured.
None of the parties involved in the accident has been identified, and officers have not released a description of the suspected driver. Officers are looking for the driver and ask that anyone with information contact the Savannah Police Department.
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