JULY 2 UPDATE: The driver and vehicle have been located. Charges have not been filed in this case at this time.
SAVANNAH, GA (July 1, 2018) – Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a June 30 hit and run that resulted in serious injuries.
According to a preliminary investigation, Taylor Wilson, 19, of Thomaston, Ga., who was traveling in a Saturn Ion, was traveling north on Florence Street about 9:50 p.m. She stopped at the stop sign at 44th and Florence Street and then proceeded through the intersection. A Chevrolet Suburban, which was traveling west on 44th Street entered the intersection and struck the passenger side of the Ion. The Suburban then left the scene.
Wilson and a passenger, Tia Newman, 20, of Thomaston, were transported to Memorial Medical Center. Newman suffered serious injuries from the crash.
A 17-year-old occupant of the Suburban also arrived at Memorial with complaints of an injury.
The Suburban was believed to have been driven by Ayesha Allen, 34, of Savannah. She allegedly had six children, from ages 3 to 17, in the vehicle at the time of the crash.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact the SPD Traffic Unit at (912) 525-2421.