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Fatal crash closes portion of Hwy 21 southbound

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PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) -

A fatal three-vehicle wreck has closed a portion of Hwy 21 in Chatham County.

It happened around 6 a.m. Wednesday on Hwy 21 southbound just before the Interstate 95 interchange. Three vehicles were involved. GSP has confirmed that one person has died and one person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.  

At this time, all lanes of Hwy 21 southbound are closed at I-95 in front of the Bojangles' until further notice. The northbound lanes of Hwy 21 has been turned into two-way traffic and Port Wentworth police are directing traffic. Drivers should avoid the area if possible. Major delays can be expected.

The Georgia State Patrol has taken over the investigation into the cause of the crash.

WTOC is at the scene collecting more details and will have updates as soon as they are known.

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