Fatal Head-on Crash on Dean Forest Road in Savannah, North Carolina
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA - An accident news article on wsav.com reports that a motor vehicle accident on Dean Forest Road tragically killed a 21-year-old man from Savannah, Georgia.*
According to law enforcement officers, a North Carolina woman is currently facing criminal charges concerning the fatal accident.
The Savannah Police Department stated that at around 9 PM, the 38-year-old female driver from Gandy, North Carolina, was traveling southbound along Dean Forest Road with a 1-year-old occupant. For some unknown reason, the woman's SUV entered the northbound lanes and struck a pickup truck driven by a man head-on. The man was tragically killed in the accident as a result of his accident-related injuries.
The Savannah Police Department stated that the 1-year-old was not harmed in the accident, but the driver was transported to a local area hospital for medical treatment of non-life-threatening accident injuries.
According to the Savannah Police Department, when she is released from the hospital, the woman driver will be arrested and booked into the Chatham County jail. She faces criminal charges such as reckless driving, failing to maintain traffic lane, and vehicular homicide. The fatal accident is currently under investigation by Savannah Police Department's Traffic Investigation Unit.
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