Savannah PD investigates fatal interstate crash

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Savannah Police Department's Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash on Interstate 16 Saturday.

Around 3 a.m. a 2014 Kia Forte was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of I-16 near Montgomery Street. The Forte crashed into a 2008 Nissan Altima that was traveling eastbound.

William Simmons, a 21-year-old passenger in the Forte, died at the scene from his injuries. The 23-year-old driver of the Forte and another passenger in the vehicle were treated for serious injuries.

The 24-year-old driver of the Altima was treated for minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

The Savannah Police Department also responded to a second wreck on I-16 and I-95 on Saturday afternoon that backed up traffic for several hours.

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