Drivers injured in collision identified

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating a collision between a pickup truck and tractor trailer that was pulling a logging trailer.

It happened at about 5:53 a.m. Wednesday in front of the northbound entrance ramp of Interstate 516 at Ogeechee Road this morning.

Police said a 2008 Kenworth tractor trailer driven by Kevin Leroy Green, 46, of Round O, SC., was headed eastbound on Ogeechee Road and turning onto the entrance ramp when it collided with a 1999 Ford F-150 truck driven by Patrick Lee Hicks, 48, of Savannah, that was headed westbound .

Hicks had to be extricated. Both drivers were taken to Memorial Hospital in serious condition.

The southbound lanes of Ogeechee Road and the entrance ramp were closed for more than an hour.

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