SAVANNAH, GA (March 8, 2013): A 22-year-old Savannah man is in serious condition after the car he was driving crashed into a tree on Waters Avenue this morning.

Tyrone Griffin was driving north on Waters near Althea Parkway at 3:11 a.m. when the 1999 Honda Accord crossed the center line into the southbound lane. He overcorrected and lost control of the car which slid back across the northbound lane and into a tree.

Extrication units from the Savannah Fire Department dismantled the car to remove the victim who was transported to Memorial University Medical Center.

The Major Accident Investigation Team of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the accident.