SAVANNAH, GA (May 19, 2020) – Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 that resulted in the closure of the southbound lanes for several hours this morning.
Around 4:20 a.m. a GMC Arcadia was traveling south near Jimmy DeLoach Parkway when it struck a Nissan Altima that was stopped horizontally across the lanes and did not have its lights on. It is unknown at this time why the vehicle was in this position. The crash resulted in both vehicles spinning in the roadway.
Jaquarius Scott, 26, of Hinesville, who was driving the Altima, was transported to Memorial Medical Center in serious condition. The Arcadia’s driver, John Wynkoop, 78, and passenger Nilda Wynkoop, 70, both of Manning, S.C., sustained minor injuries and were treated and released.
Southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed until around 9:30 a.m. while crews investigated and cleared the crash scene.
The crash remains under investigation.