SAVANNAH, GA (January 21, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Accident Investigations Team responded to a collision involving a bicycle and a train at approximately 8 a.m., Jan. 21, on Tremont Road near the Savannah/Garden City border.

The cyclist, Ronald L. DeGeorge, 47, was transported to Memorial University Medical Center with serious injuries.

DeGeorge made an attempt to cross the tracks prior to the train’s arrival when the two-locomotive train struck his back tire and threw him off of his bicycle.

The collision is under investigation by the Major Accident Investigation Team.