SAVANNAH, GA (May 2, 2011): A Savannah College of Art and Design student from China remains in critical condition in the Neurological Intensive Care Unit of Memorial University Medical Center arfter the bicycle she was riding collided with a tour bus Saturday.
The student is identified as Zhouping Ren, 26. Her identity had been withheld until SCAD officials could contact her family in China.
Ms. Ren was riding her bicycle south, against traffic on one-way, north-bound Montgomery Street, when she was struck by the Ghosts & Gravestones tour bus driven by John C. Reid Jr., 66. The tour bus was travelling east on Oglethorpe Street and had a green light.
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Major Accident Investigation Team is continuing its investigation. It was aided by SCMPD Downtown Precinct Patrol, SCMPD Forensics and SCAD Security.
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