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Savannah - The oldest city in Georgia, renowned for its cobblestone streets, gorgeous parks, and notable historic buildings

Savannah  is the oldest city in the state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County. Established in 1733, the city of Savannah became the British colonial capital of the Province of Georgia, and later the first state capital of Georgia. A strategic port city in the American Revolution and during the American Civil War, Savannah is today an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. It is Georgia's fifth-largest city.

Savannah's main industries include tourism, defense, aerospace, and healthcare.

Major highways around the Savannah region

Interstate 95 — Runs north-south just west of the city; provides access to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport and intersects with Interstate 16.

Interstate 16 — Terminates in downtown Savannah at Liberty and Montgomery streets, and intersects with Interstate 95 and Interstate 516.

Interstate 516 — An urban perimeter highway connecting southside Savannah, at DeRenne Avenue, with the industrialized port area of the city to the north; intersects with the Veterans Parkway and Interstate 16 as well. 

U.S. Route 80 (Victory Drive) — Runs east-west through midtown Savannah and connects the city with the town of Thunderbolt and the islands of Whitemarsh, Talahi, Wilmington and Tybee. 

U.S. Route 17 (Ocean Highway) — Runs north-south from Richmond Hill, through southside Savannah, into Garden City, back into west Savannah with a spur onto I-516, then I-16, and finally continuing over the Talmadge Memorial Bridge into South Carolina.

State Route 204 (Abercorn Expressway) — An extension of Abercorn Street that begins at 37th Street in midtown (which is its northern point) and terminates at Rio Road and the Forest River at its southern point, and serves as the primary traffic and commercial artery linking downtown, midtown and southside sections of the city.

Harry S. Truman Parkway — Runs through eastside Savannah, connecting the east end of downtown with southside neighborhoods. 

All types of accidents in Savannah

If you are looking for information on a specific accident in Savannah, please check the links below:

Searching for an injured friend or relative? Here are the main local hospitals:

After a fatal accident, loved ones can get help to deal with grief and loss. Go here to learn more about Savannah grief support groups.

Where to find legal assistance after you or a loved one are involved in a Savannah accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Savannah personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work when an injured person is out-of-network, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Savannah wrongful-death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Savannah personal injury attorney can do to help.

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Legal Resources

Savannah, GA

What Should I Do If My Employer Will Not Let Me File a WC Claim?

It is always recommended if you have been hurt on the job that you (1) you should reach out to a Georgia workers’ compensation attorney but more importantly, you definitely need to reach out to one if the employer is pushing you to sign something that may or may not take away your rights to pursue either workers’ compensation or any other type of benefit that you may be entitled to.

Savannah, GA

FREE BOOK – Your Injury Journal

Finally, a workbook designed to organize and survey your incident and injury throughout the road to recovery.

Georgia injury lawyer Ty Wilson knows it can be really difficult to keep a clear and focused mind after suffering a debilitating injury. This journal can help you to organize the details of those injuries and your course of treatment, which will be especially important if you have to prove your injuries in a court of law.

Savannah, GA

FREE Special Report – Settling Your Property Damage Claim Without an Attorney

This FREE special report will teach you how to settle your property damage claimwithout the help of an attorney.

In this report, you’ll find answers to questions like:

  • What exactly is property damage?
  • Should I settle with my insurance company or the at-fault insurance company?
  • What steps do I need to take to resolve my property damage-only claim?
  • Does anyone offer any consulting or coaching on how to deal with the insurance company?

Order your FREE report to find out!

Savannah, GA

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Most recent accident reports

A school bus was involved in an accident on Ogeechee Road at Stiles Avenue on Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. Six

Date: 
Monday, October 13, 2014
Highway 170 is now open after a wreck that closed the road near Sun City Saturday night injuring three people. Bluffton Township Fire District and Beaufort County EMS responded to a two-vehicle crash with entrapment around 10:40 p.m. Saturday.
Date: 
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 170
Type: Car Accident
Alvin Martin, of Savannah, died at the scene of the wreck on I-516. The wreck is under investigation. 
Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Roadway: 
Interstate 516
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Pileup
Matthew Mangrum was driving on U.S. 17 when he tried to pass several vehicles at once. His car crashed head-on with a vehicle driven by Rebecca Davis. She and her passenger, Lauren Davis, were transported to a local hospital.
Date: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. 17
City: 
Darien, GA
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on
Five people total were involved in the accident, in which Christopher Dyal ran a stop sign into a church van. Three were airlifted to hospital with serious injuries, and one was taken home by family members.    
Date: 
Friday, September 26, 2014
Edenfield, who the only occupant of the pickup and not wearing a safety belt, was thrown out as the truck overturned and was dead at the scene, a police report said. High speed appears to be a factor.
Date: 
Friday, September 26, 2014
Roadway: 
Hortense Road
The man who hit Sykes was 81 years old and could not stop in time to avoid hitting his body.
Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014
A memorial fund has been created in the name of 21-year-old Me'Chelle Lynn Harden and her 1-year-old baby girl Paisley Arianna
Date: 
Friday, September 12, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 129
The victim in the passenger vehicle was trapped in side when response teams found them, and once extricated was airlifted to a nearby trauma center.
Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 170
Type: Car Accident

Ward was hit by an unknown driver and suffered serious injuries.

Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Roadway: 
Johnson Road
Deputies say Megan Kessler, a special education teacher at Effingham High School, and her mother, Marlys Stempke of Allenhurst, were traveling in a van along Old Augusta Road shortly before 4 p.m.
Date: 
Monday, September 8, 2014
City: 
Rincon, GA
Lakic was originally from Kirkland, Washington. He was temporarily living in the Savannah area, possibly for a contractor job with Gulf Stream.
Date: 
Saturday, September 6, 2014
City: 
Pooler, GA
The accident blocked traffic from about 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Two drivers were involved in the accident and one was arrested on charges stemming from marijuana being in his possession.
Date: 
Friday, September 5, 2014
Roadway: 
I-95
Type: Car Accident
It's unclear at this time if anyone else was hurt. The intersection was closed while crews worked to clear the wreck but has since reopened to traffic.
Date: 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Type: Car Accident