Police investigate hit and run crash on Bay Street

Police investigate hit and run crash on Bay Street
Bay Street is closed between Barnard and Jefferson streets while the Savannah Police Department investigates a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian. (Source: Savannah Police Department)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Bay Street is closed between Barnard and Jefferson streets while the Savannah Police Department investigates a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian.

46-year-old Ismal Acevedo was seriously hurt trying to cross Bay Street.

Police say he was not in a crosswalk when he was hit.

The driver that struck the pedestrian ran from the scene and crashed at Oglethorpe and Fahm streets.

He has not been identified.

The crash is still under investigation.

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