SAVANNAH, GA (February 20, 2020) – Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit (TIU) is investigating a crash that seriously injured a motorist this morning.

At around 4:25 a.m., Tashard Benton, 38, driving a Hyundai Santa Fe, was traveling west on Interstate 16 when his vehicle became disabled. Benton proceeded to stop in the westbound lane of travel and activated his emergency flashers.

Dennis Wisner, 35, driving a Chevrolet Spark, was traveling westbound on Interstate 16 and was unaware that Benton’s vehicle was stopped which caused him to strike Benton’s vehicle in the rear.

Wisner was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. TIU continues to investigate this crash.