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I-16 EB back open near I-516 after fatal wrong-way crash

GSP is investigating a fatal wrong-way crash on I-16 eastbound in Savannah early Friday morning.
GSP is investigating a fatal wrong-way crash on I-16 eastbound in Savannah early Friday morning.(WTOC)
Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 4:54 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2021 at 5:02 AM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - A fatal wrong-way crash had the eastbound lanes of I-16 closed just before I-516 early Friday morning.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a wrong-way driver going westbound on I-16 eastbound collided with another vehicle.

One person in the wrong-way vehicle died. Another passenger was transported to the hospital with unknown injures.

The scene is now clear and all lanes are back open.

GSP is investigating.

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