SAVANNAH, GA (July 13, 2012) A 19-year-old Savannah woman who was struck by a car and the driver who hit her each were transported to Memorial University Medical Center this morning.

 Kelsea Tompkins was walking with two other people across Derenne Avenue at Waters Avenue about 3:45 a.m. when she was struck by a car being driven west on Derenne. She was hospitalized for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.

 The driver, Ester Grace Simmons of Savannah, was transported with complaints of pain.

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

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