SAVANNAH, GA (July 20, 2011): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are investigating the head-on collision of two SUVs on Shipyard Road Tuesday night that left one man dead and a second injured.


Charles Rockett, 31, of the 400 block of Hunt Drive, was pronounced dead at Memorial University Medical Center after the 2002 Acura MDX he was driving southbound on Shipyard Road crossed the centerline and collided with a 1999 Lexus LX470.


John Rathbun, 59, of the 400 block of Moon River Court, who was driving the Lexus, also was transported to Memorial for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


SCMPD’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the collision.


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