SAVANNAH, GA (October 15, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Accident Investigations Team is investigating a hit-and-run that claimed the life of one, Oct.14.
At approximately 7:55 p.m., Viola Robertson, 46, attempted to cross the northbound lanes of Abercorn Street when she was struck by a grey Honda Pilot driven by Amy Sheppard, 44. The collision caused Robertson to cross the path of another vehicle, which threw Robertson under the vehicle. The unknown vehicle left the scene. Southside precinct officers and MAIT responded to the scene.
Robertson was pronounced deceased on scene.
MAIT continues to investigate. Anyone with any information should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.
Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.