SAVANNAH, GA (April 20, 2011):  Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have cited the driver of a Honda that struck a 77-year-old Savannah woman Sunday night with two misdemeanors.

Debra Futch, 54, of the 200 block of Ferrill Street, was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and serious injury to a pedestrian after the 8:15 p.m. accident at Wallin and 39th streets.

Betty Fields, who lives in nearby Strathmore Estates, was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where she was admitted Sunday night. She was reported in “fair” condition Monday.

SCMPD’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) found that Ms. Fields had crossed the majority of Wallin Street and had established control of the roadway.

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