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Motorcycle, SUV Crash on Rio Road in Savannah, Georgia

July 09, 2019

SAVANNAH, GA. – According to a news report posted online at, a motorcycle and an SUV crashed into each other on Rio Road in Savannah, Georgia. Limited information about the crash has been reported at this time, and it is not clear if anyone sustained injuries. The collision caused traffic delays in the area.*

The accident happened in the morning at the crossing of Rio Road with Abercorn Street in Savannah. WTOC states that a motorcycle and an SUV were somehow involved in a collision in the intersection. The makes and models of the two vehicles were not included in the report.

The news report does not say how the crash happened or what circumstances were involved in the accident. It is not clear if anyone on the motorcycle or in the SUV was injured, and the report did not say how many people in total were involved. 

The crash resulted in closure of all but one lane on Abercorn Street. Drivers headed down Rio Road were detoured onto Abercorn Street. During this time, traffic began to back up around the area. 

It is unclear what law enforcement agency is handling investigation of the case. At the time of the news report’s posting to the WTOC website, no additional information had been reported.

According to information posted online by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, more than 15,000 vehicle accidents happened in 2017 in Chatham County, Georgia, where Savannah is located. More than 5,000 injuries occurred from these accidents, and a total of 29 people were killed in the accidents, including three motorcyclists.  

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