Memorial Day Weekend Wilmington River boat crash latest – 2 dead & desperate hunt for 3 missing in Georgia

TWO people are dead and a desperate search is underway for three others missing after two boats collided in Georgia on Saturday morning.

The collision occurred just after 10.30am in the Wilmington River, about seven miles east of downtown Savannah and 1.5 miles north of Thunderbolt Marina.

Reports indicate that nine people were on the two boats; six people in one boat and three in another, officials said.

In a press release provided by the US Coast Guard, a 37-year-old white male and two early 20-year-old white males remain missing. They were reportedly last seen shirtless but wearing board shorts.

Georgia Department of Natural Resources spokesperson Mark McKinnon believes the search to be "a recovery situation," he told ABC News.

The four other victims are being treated for various injuries.


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One was pulled from the water and flown to Memorial Health University Medical Center. One person is in good condition. The

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources also told the outlet that the two boats were not traveling in the same direction.

It is not known what caused the crash.

Chatham Emergency Services is asking residents to avoid the area.

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Koster also told ABC one of the two boats sunk following the crash.

Multiple Chatham agencies are responding to the scene.

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Anyone with information regarding the collision should call the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center at 843-740-7050.

The crash is being investigated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

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