Critically Injured Woman Found on Roadside

The scene on Highway 17.
The scene on Highway 17.

Savannah-Chatham police investigating a hit-and-run incident on a west Chatham County highway.

Police tell us around 11:45am yesterday morning, a motorist was driving on Highway 17 when he spotted a woman lying on the side of the highway, just north of Chevis Road. When police arrived, they found a young woman with massive injuries.

She was rushed to Memorial Health, where she was last listed in critical condition. Police say they have identified the woman as 25-year-old Lasandra Hutchins of Savannah.

Investigators have determined she was the victim of a hit and run.

Anyone with information about what happened to the woman is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 234.2020.

Reported by: Katie Pike,