1 injured in car accident on 37th Street Connector to I-16 in Savannah, MAIT investigates


SAVANNAH, GA (June 5, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Accident Investigations Team (MAIT) responded to Interstate 16’s westbound 37th St Connector, where a Brooklet man was injured in single-vehicle accident at about 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 5.   

Tyler Chilen, 24, was driving toward westbound I-16 from the 37th Street entry ramp in a 2006 Land Rover LR3. For unknown reasons, Chilen drove off the roadway into the center median, striking a tree head-on. Savannah Fire Department responded to the scene to extricate Chilen from the vehicle. Chilen was then transported by ambulance to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.

There were no passengers in Chilen’s vehicle. No other injuries were reported. 

This collision remains under review by MAIT.

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