Two Injured in Head-on Collision - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

04/19/06

Two Injured in Head-on Collision

Two people are recovering after a head-on collision that closed down Chatham Parkway in Savannah for hours. Just before 1:30am this morning, police, ambulance units and firefighters were called to the accident near the intersection of Chatham Parkway and the Veterans Parkway.

Police say a Chevrolet pickup collided with a Ford Explorer, injuring both drivers. The driver of the pickup was suffering from cuts and a broken leg.

Police say the driver of the Explorer was driving south in the northbound lanes of Chatham Parkway with his headlights off when he crashed head-on with the pickup.

Both drivers were taken to Memorial Health for treatment.

Police say alcohol was probably involved and the charges are pending against the driver of the Explorer.

Reported by: Steven Shoob, sshoob@wtoc.com

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