2 crashes happen in same area

PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - Port Wentworth police were called to two separate crashes Sunday night that happened in the same area.

The crashes occurred within minutes of each other at the intersections of Highways 21 and 30 in west Chatham County.

Authorities said the first wreck was a hit-and-run. Police caught the fleeing vehicle on 95 southbound near Exit 107 after the car broke down. Police said there were no serious injuries, but two people were taken to the hospital.

The second wreck was not related to the hit-and-run.

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