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Police Looking for Suspect Involved in Hit-and-Run Crash in Savannah, Georgia


May 08, 2019

SAVANNAH, GA. – According to an online news story reported at wtoc.com, police in Savannah, Georgia, are looking for a suspect who was involved in a recent hit-and-run crash. One person was reportedly injured in the crash, and one of the drivers fled the scene following the collision, according to officers.*

The collision occurred in the late evening on Monday, May 6, on Abercorn Street in Savannah. The Savannah Police Department and WTOC report that at approximately 11 p.m. that night, two vehicles were involved in a collision between 51st Street and 53 Street on Abercorn Street. It is not clear what caused the accident.

Following the crash, officers say the driver of one of the vehicles left the scene. It is not clear if this person drove away or ran away on foot. The makes and models of the vehicles were not included in the report, nor was any information about the circumstances leading to the collision. 

WTOC reports that one person in the other vehicle was injured, and emergency crews took him or her to a local hospital for treatment. This person was not identified. It is not clear how many people were in both vehicles. 

According to WTOC, officers with the Savannah Police Department are still looking for the suspect driver. No description of him or her was provided in the report. The report also did not describe the vehicle that he or she was driving. No further information about the crash or the investigation has been released at this time. 

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Source:https://www.wtoc.com/2019/05/07/part-abercorn-street-closed-hit-run-investigation/

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