SAVANNAH, GA (February 1, 2021) –Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a serious injury crash on Wheaton and Cedar streets yesterday afternoon.

January 31 at approximately 6 p.m., Desmond Tolbert, 36, driving a Cadillac Deville, was traveling west in the eastbound lane of Wheaton Street, approaching Cedar Street. At the same time, Jeran Smalls, 29, driving a Ford E350 van, was traveling east in the eastbound lane of Wheaton Street. Tolbert continued to travel west, striking Smalls’ vehicle.

Smalls was transported to the hospital with minor injuries, and Tolbert was transported with serious injuries.

The Traffic Investigation Unit continues to investigate this crash.