SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2019) – Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 that resulted in serious injuries to a Florida woman.

Around 12:25 p.m. today, Joseph Pierreliem, 67, of Hallwood, Va., was driving a Ford E350 van on northbound Interstate 95 near the Jimmy DeLoach Parkway exit when the driver-side rear tire blew out, resulting in him losing control of the vehicle. The vehicle spun and overturned.

Pierreliem and a passenger, Ivica Fremon, 50, of Miami, were transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment. Fremon sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash. Both were wearing their seatbelts when the crash occurred.

The crash resulted in all lanes of northbound Interstate 95 being closed for about five hours.