SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) released new details in Tuesday’s deadly I-95 crash in Liberty County. Two women died in the collision.

GSP says A 2005 Dodge Durango was traveling north on I-95 near mile marker 79 when it suffered a right rear tire failure. 

The driver lost control of the vehicle. The Durango left the roadway and struck a guardrail in the median. The collision overturned the SUV, ejecting two of the eight occupants.

Troopers say Teresa Garcia Flores, 32, and Irma Guadalup Hernandez Garcia, 16, both suffered fatal injuries. 

The other six occupants of the Dodge Durango were transported to Memorial Health Hospital in Savannah for medical treatment. 

(previous article – Dec. 20, 2021)

LIBERTY COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — Two people are dead and several were injured in a crash on Interstate 95 near Midway Monday morning.

The crash occurred shortly before 10 a.m. when a vehicle traveling northbound at mile marker 79 flipped, ejecting two people.

Georgia State Patrol Sgt. David Laff confirmed two occupants of the vehicle died, and six others were taken to a hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time.

There were three small dogs in the car as well. One was killed, one injured and transported to the Flemington vet hospital, and the last one is at animal control in Liberty County.

Laff said the vehicle had a Florida driver’s license, though he wasn’t sure if the occupants owned the vehicle or were renting it.