Driver seriously injured after 3-vehicle crash on Derenne Avenue

Road reopens after 3-vehicle crash

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Police are investigating a crash involving three vehicles on Derenne Avenue that seriously injured an elderly woman.

Police say around 2:15 p.m. Thursday, the woman was driving west on Derenne in a Mercury Grand Marquis and entered the intersection at Paulsen Street. At the same time, another driver, in a Honda CRV, was traveling south on Paulsen and also entered the intersection. The vehicles collided, resulting in the Honda striking a Mazda 3 that was stopped in the left turn lane of eastbound Derenne. The Mercury crashed into a power pole.

The driver of the Mercury was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Honda was treated at the scene for minor injuries. The driver of the Mazda was not injured.

The circumstances leading up to the crash are still under investigation.

Copyright 2019 WTOC. All rights reserved.