Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Abercorn Street in Savannah, Georgia
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA - A news report posted on WSAV.com states that a motorcyclist was tragically killed in an accident with a car on Abercorn Street in Savannah, Georgia.* According to a report from the Savannah Police Department, Savannah police officers responded to the fatal motorcycle accident at around 6:45 AM.
The Highway 80 accident caused significant traffic on Tybee, Wilmington Island. Accident investigators stated that a woman was driving eastbound along Abercorn Street in her Acura TSX. The woman tried to turn left onto Middleground Road when she collided with a motorcycle that was traveling westbound.
The motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle.
Both motorists were transported to a local area hospital for treatment. The Savannah Police Department stated that the motorcyclist passed away as a result of his accident-related injuries. He was 50-years-old.
A section of Abercorn Street was shut down for several hours as law enforcement officers cleared the accident scene. Savannah Police Department's Traffic Investigation Unit is handling the accident investigation. No other information is being provided at this time.
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