Police: Driver who hit pedestrian cited

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The driver of a Honda that struck a 77-year-old Savannah woman Sunday night was cited with two misdemeanors.

The incident happened at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday at Wallin and 39th streets. Debra Futch, 54, of Savannah, was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and serious injury to a pedestrian.

Betty Fields, 77, who lives in nearby Strathmore Estates, was transported to Memorial University Medical Center where she was admitted Sunday night. She was in fair condition Monday.

SCMPD's Major Accident Investigation Team found that Fields had crossed the majority of Wallin Street and had established control of the roadway, according to SCMPD.

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