Update: Motorcyclist seriously injured in I-16 crash, SPD continues to investigate


cropped photo: @SavPolice, Twitter

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Police are investigating a crash with injuries on Interstate 16 involving a vehicle and motorcycle.

Shortly before 7 p.m. Monday, the Savannah Police Department (SPD) responded to the crash on eastbound I-16 at exit 164B (Hwy 516).

Police say  Johanna Latvakoski, 46, of Alpharetta, was riding a Harley Davidson in the right lane of eastbound Interstate 16 at the Interstate 516 northbound exit when a Dodge Caravan attempted to exit I-16 onto I-516 northbound. The two vehicles collided in the right lane of I-16.

SPD says emergency crews transported Latvakoski to a hospital with serious injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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