UPDATE: New details in I-16 crash that seriously injured one Wednesday afternoon

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via Savannah Police Department

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – UPDATE: New details have been released about a crash that seriously injured one person on Interstate 16 Wednesday.

An initial investigation by the Savannah Police Department determined that at around 3 p.m., 66-year-old Anthony Chastulik of Pooler was driving a Hummer H3 and 28-year-old Johnathan Coleman of Savannah was driving a tractor trailer. Both were traveling west on I-16 near Chatham Parkway.

The Hummer entered the other driver’s lane and hit the tractor trailer near the driver’s door. The Hummer then hit the guard rails and rolled across both westbound lanes.

Chastulik, the driver of the Hummer, was taken to Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries.

This crash is still under investigation.

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – One person was seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 16 Wednesday, blocking some traffic for hours.

According to the Savannah Police Department (SPD), one vehicle and one semi-truck were involved in the crash.

The incident closed down I-16 westbound between I-516 and Chatham Parkway from about 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. SPD officers were on scene, helping divert traffic in the area.

The individual injured was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The cause of the crash has not been released at this time.

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