TIU investigating pedestrian involved hit and run on Bay Street

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah Police Department responded to a pedestrian involved hit and run Friday night that closed part of Bay Street.

According to SPD, 46-year-old Ismal Acevedo was crossing all lanes of Bay Street and was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a Dodge Charger. The car fled the scene and crashed at Oglethorpe and Fahm Streets.

The driver was located last night, but has not been identified.

Acevedo suffered serious injuries and was taken to Memorial Medical Center for treatment.

Bay Street between Barnard and Jefferson was closed for over an hour. TIU is investigating.

News 3 will have updates.

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