SAVANNAH, GA (July 9, 2019) – Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a crash on Interstate-516 late July 8 that resulted in serious injuries to a 42-year-old pedestrian.

According to a preliminary investigation, Howard Akins, of Chester Township, Pa., was walking in the middle of the left, southbound lane of I-516 between Mile Markers 6 and 7 just prior to 11 p.m. when he was struck by a Honda Accord, driven by Tyneisha Hankins, 36, of Savannah. Akins was transported to Memorial Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.