SAVANNAH, GA (February 23, 2023): SPD’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a morning crash involving three vehicles on Abercorn Street that resulted in one driver suffering serious injuries.
Officers responded to the intersection of Abercorn Street and Mercy Boulevard around 5:40 a.m. and discovered the crash, involving two vehicles and a tractor trailer, blocking the westbound lanes.
According to a preliminary investigation, the Freightliner tractor trailer was traveling westbound on Abercorn Street through the intersection when it was struck from behind by a 1999 GMC Sierra pickup driven by Everette Bright, 47, of Garden City. A Ford Mustang that was also traveling westbound attempted to avoid the crash and struck the median.
Bright was transported to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The other drivers were not injured as a result of the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.