SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) – According to Savannah Police, the department’s Traffic Investigations Unit (TIU) investigates a crash Tuesday evening that seriously injured a pedestrian.
Police say Jeevankanth Vaddi, 35, was crossing Hodgson Memorial Drive when a vehicle traveling southbound struck him.
Police added Vaddi was wearing dark clothing and walking in a shadowed area that was not in a crosswalk. Police say the driver could not see Vaddi and struck him with her vehicle.
First responders took Vaddi to a hospital with serious injuries.
The TIU continues to investigate this crash.
Original Post 11/19/2019 7:06 p.m.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Police say a pedestrian was injured in a crash on Hodgson Memorial Drive near Eisenhower Drive Tuesday evening.
The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.
Savannah Police blocked off traffic in the area for a couple of hours as the department’s Traffic Investigation Unit responded. By about 9 p.m., the scene was clear.
No word yet on the cause of the crash or the identities of the parties involved.
This story is developing. Stick with News 3 for updates.