SAVANNAH, GA (March 1, 2021) –Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a serious injury, single-vehicle wreck yesterday afternoon.

Around 3:45 p.m. on February 28, Ronald Nelson, 40, was traveling west on Abercorn Street. While in the westbound lane, west of Mercy Boulevard, he lost control of his vehicle. As the vehicle began to cross multiple lanes, he struck a curb, causing his vehicle to flip and leave the roadway. His vehicle ended up striking a power pole and a tree before coming to a stop.

Emergency medical services personnel transported Nelson to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Preliminarily, speed was determined to be a factor in the crash.

The Traffic Investigation Unit continues to investigate this crash.