Bicyclist injured after being struck by vehicle on Louisville Rd in West Savannah

Bicyclist injured after being struck by vehicle on Louisville Rd in West Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Police responded to a crash involving a bicyclist and vehicle Wednesday morning on Louisville Road in West Savannah.

It happened just before 6 a.m. on Louisville Road near Magazine Avenue. Police say a Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling west in the 1100 block of Louisville Road when it entered the eastbound acceleration lane to turn left into a business. At that same time, a bicyclist was traveling eastbound on Louisville Road and somehow ended up facing south in the eastbound acceleration lane in front of the Cavalier, resulting in the Cavalier striking the bicyclist.

The bicyclist was transported to Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries.

Louisville Road was closed near Magazine Avenue as they conducted an investigation. The road has since reopened.

The Savannah Police Department’s TIU continues to investigate.

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