River Street reopened after ongoing water rescue

Published: Aug. 7, 2022 at 7:13 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - UPDATE- River Street has reopened after a closure caused by an ongoing water rescue Sunday evening.

A person ended up in the Savannah River, and officials are working to determine how it happened.

The search has been called off for the night but will resume Monday morning.

Original Story- A significant portion of River Street is blocked off due to an ongoing water rescue.

Chatham Emergency Services Officials say they were dispatched to a water rescue before 7 p.m. Sunday.

WTOC has a crew on the scene, and they say River Street is blocked from near East Upper Factors Walk to the Plant Riverside District.

This is a developing situation, stay with WTOC for the latest updates.

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