SAVANNAH, GA (June 4, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Accident Investigations Team (MAIT) responded to Diamond Causeway near Butterbean Beach, where a fatal two-vehicle accident occurred at about 11:15 p.m. on Friday, June 3.
Angela Watson, 36, was driving east on Diamond Causeway in a 2005 Chevrolet Aveo. At the same time Joseph Hunt, 25, was driving west on the causeway in a 2000 Chevrolet Impala. Hunt crossed the center line, striking Watson’s vehicle head-on.
Watson died at the scene. As a precaution, her two juvenile passengers, ages 9 and 13, were transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center for observation. Hunt also was transported to MUMC for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.
SCMPD’s Patrol Division responded to the scene, along with South Side Fire and EMS and the Chatham County Coroner’s Office. This incident resulted in a three-hour road closure on Diamond Causeway.
The collision remains under review by MAIT.