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Savannah, GA - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

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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Most recent accident reports

Musician Frank Barham, who was traveling to Savannah, Georgia, from Atlanta via wheelchair for a benefit concert, died Wednesday in an collision on Ga.
Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Roadway: 
Georgia 21
Type: Car Accident
The fatal crash occurred when traffic had come to a stop for construction on I-16 eastbound near I-95 in Pooler when the driver of a tractor-trailer failed to stop and hit three cars and a pickup truck before colliding another tractor-
Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Roadway: 
I-16
City: 
Pooler, GA
An SUV was traveling on Blue Jay Road when the throttle became stuck and the driver was unable to stop. The SUV crashed at the intersection of Blue Jay and Midland roads, overturning. The driver was injured and taken to Effingham Hospital.
Date: 
Friday, May 15, 2015
Cameron Jared Kelly, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene and passenger Nikki Haire, 23, was transported to Memorial University Medical Center in critical condition.
Date: 
Friday, May 8, 2015
Roadway: 
I-516
A crash occured on Bluffton Parkway that sent two people to the hospital. According to witnesses, James McCoy, 44, was driving a Uhaul pick up truck when he hit the side of a vehicle driven by Carlos Alvarez-Nieva.
Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015
At around 8:06 a.m. on Saturday, April 25th after a 2007 Honda Civic driven by 17-year-old Savannah Holmes of Brunson was southbound on U.S.
Date: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Roadway: 
US 321
Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Roadway: 
I-95
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on
An Amtrak train collided with a car near the intersection of Hawkinsville Road and Big Hill Road Wednesday evening 
Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A woman was driving on Sand Hill Road when she struck a parked tractor trailer and sustained severe injuries. Witnesses say she never hit her brakes.
Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Roadway: 
Sand Hill Road
City: 
Guyton, GA
Frederick Cobbs, 44, has been charged with driving under the influence after a collision where he ran a red light and hit two vehicles. The first car contained three children, ages 2, 5, and 8.
A driver was traveling on Highway 301 when they veered off the road and drove into a display mobile home.
Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Roadway: 
Highway 301

Around 6:30 p.m., Bennie Johnson was riding a motorcycle when he collided into the side of a minivan on 

Date: 
Monday, March 30, 2015