MARCH 30, 2018 UPDATE: The deceased has been identified as 56-year-old Stevie Rufus Cox.

SAVANNAH, GA (March 28, 2018) – Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating an afternoon crash on Bay Street.

About 6:10 p.m. March 27, a 2007 Crown Victoria taxi cab was traveling east in the 100 block of W. Bay Street when the vehicle crossed into the right eastbound lane and left the roadway. The cab struck multiple barriers separating the road from the pedestrian walkway before re-entering the travel lanes and striking the side of a GMC Yukon.

The cab driver was transported to Memorial Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. A preliminary investigation revealed that he possibly suffered a medical emergency that resulted in him losing control of the vehicle. His identity is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.