SAVANNAH, GA (August 13 2013): A 23-year-old Savannah woman died Tuesday afternoon after the car she was driving collided with the rear of stopped Chatham County truck.
Keri A. Clark was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where she died of her injuries. Theodore Lee Holmes, 53, driver of the 1994 International 4700 stake body truck, was transported to Memorial for treatment of non-life threatening injuries after the 12:54 p.m. crash.
Clark was operating a red 2008 Dodge Avenger in the right southbound lane of Veterans Parkway just north of Highway 204 when it ran into the rear of the truck. The county truck was stationary in the right lane behind a mower cutting grass around the guard rails on Veterans Parkway. The truck’s emergency lights, including the directional arrow, were illuminated and operating.
Southbound traffic was halted between Chatham Parkway and 204 for several hours. The Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department continues to investigate the collision.