SAVANNAH, GA (November 8, 2014:) A motorcycle rider was in critical condition but his passenger escaped serious injuries after colliding with an SUV in downtown Savannah on Friday night.

Jonathan Athon, 32, of the 900 block of East 37th Street, and Emily Boutwell, 26, of the 2100 block of Reynolds Street, were transported to Memorial University Medical Center after the 9:28 p.m. crash.

They were riding a 1981 Harley Davidson Sportster southbound on Price Street when the motorcycle crashed into the driver’s door of a 2014 Acura MDX driven east on Jones Street by an 85-year-old Savannah man.

The Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department continues to investigate the crash.