Man left with life-threatening injuries after Truman Parkway crash


SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Police are investigating a crash that happened Sunday night on the Truman Parkway, leaving a man with life-threatening injuries.

Around 8:45 p.m., according to the Savannah Police Department (SPD), Madison Freeland was struck by a vehicle near the White Bluff Road off-ramp.

It appears he was traveling south on the Truman “at a high rate of speed” and “for unknown reasons” crashed into a wall before the vehicle came to a rest across the left lane.

Savannah Police said Freeland exited the vehicle and was standing in the road when he was hit by an SUV driven by Derrick Wilson.

Authorities closed Truman Parkway southbound at Whitfield Avenue for some time.

Freeland was taken to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of the life-threatening injuries.

SPD’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating.

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