UPDATE: William Johnson, 65, of Savannah, was the decedent in this collision.


SAVANNAH, GA (October 12, 2020) – Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a two-vehicle collision that resulted in the death of an adult male yesterday evening.

At around 9:30 p.m., Jade Jackson, 19, of Pooler, was traveling in a Toyota Camry north on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. She attempted to turn westbound onto Gwinnett Street at the same time as a male driver was traveling south on MLK Jr. Blvd. As Jackson turned in front of the male driver, the male could not avoid striking Jackson’s vehicle.

Emergency medical services personnel transported the male driver to the hospital, where he later died. SPD will release the name of the decedent once next of kin is notified. The crash remains under investigation.