Driver rescued from Savannah River after accident

Local News

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Back River Bridge on Highway 17 has re-opened after an accident with injuries Friday night.

Officials say a driver pulled over on the bridge and was hit by a passing vehicle just after 9:30 p.m. The driver then fell off the bridge and into the Savannah River.

Savannah Fire’s Marine Unit rescued the man from the water.

The accident is being handled by Georgia State Patrol. News 3 will have updates.

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