Three Injured in U-Turn Crash in Savannah, Georgia
SAVANNAH, GA. – According to a news report posted online at wtoc.com, three people were injured in a vehicle crash in Savannah, Georgia. Investigators report that the accident appears to have happened during an attempted U-turn. None of the injured persons has been identified at this time.*
The accident took place in the late evening on March 6 on Dean Forest Road in Savannah. The Savannah Police Department and WTOC report that a Chevrolet Impala was traveling in the right lane on southbound Dean Forest Road. Investigators say that near Highway 80, the Chevy driver turned on her right turn signal, then moved across the left lane to make a U-turn.
In attempting the U-turn, police said, the Chevy collided with a southbound Hyundai Accent. A photo from the scene posted to the WTOC website shows the front of the blue Hyundai crashed into the driver’s side of the maroon Chevy. Both vehicles have significant damage visible in the photo, and debris can be seen in the roadway.
WTOC reports that the driver of the Chevy, described as a woman, was seriously injured in the accident. The report also says two other people were injured, and the three injured persons were all transported to local hospitals for treatment. It is not clear which vehicle the other two people were riding in when the crash happened, and no identifying information about them was reported.
Part of Dean Forest Road was blocked after the collision, and WTOC says it remained blocked for several hours. The Traffic Investigation Unit of the Savannah Police Department is still investigating the collision at this time.
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