SAVANNAH, GA (September 21, 2018) – The Savannah Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit (TIU) is investigating a crash that seriously injured a bicyclist yesterday evening.

On September 20 at around 5:15 p.m., Shelby Merrill, 21, was making a left turn from westbound E. Park Avenue onto southbound Abercorn Street, driving a 2005 Toyota Camry. While making the turn, Merrill collided into Lillian Tepper,22, who was on a bicycle, traveling east on E. Park Avenue.

Tepper sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital. This crash continues to be investigated by the TIU.