For Immediate Release
 
 
SAVANNAH, GA (December 27, 2015):  At approximately 4:20 p.m. Savannah- Chatham Metropolitan Police officers responded to report of an accident with injuries near the intersection of Waterside Drive and Foxglove Lane, on the Landings.  A white car crashed into a bicyclist.  The driver of the vehicle then attempted to flee the scene.   The bicyclist was transported by Southside Fire and EMS (SSFD) to Memorial Medical Center (MMC) with serious injuries.  
 
The white car was located a short distance away from the initial crash after the driver collided with a tree.  A male person of interest was detained and transported to Memorial Medical Center with minor injuries. 
 
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded to the scene and is investigating the crash.  The investigation is ongoing.