SAVANNAH, GA  (July 11, 2011): A 22-year-old motorcyclist is in critical condition after colliding with an SUV on Interstate 16 this morning.

Matthew Davis of Ellabell, GA was traveling east on I-16 on a 2011 Kawasaki when he struck the rear of a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer that was stopped for a flat tire in the merge lane from Interstate 516 about 7:30 a.m.

The motorcycle then struck a passing 2007 Ford 150.

Davis was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment. Several lanes of I-16 were closed for several hours as the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team began its investigation.

The investigation is continuing.

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