GSP investigating after 2 pedestrians hit, killed on Abercorn Street

ByWTOC Staff

Published:Dec. 19, 2021 at 6:59 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that shut down a stretch of Abercorn Street near Janet Lane in Savannah for several hours Sunday evening.

Troopers said a black Jeep hit two pedestrians who were in the roadway at 5:20 p.m. The driver continued south and stopped at a CVS where they called 911 to report the incident.

Both pedestrians died from their injuries. GSP has identified the deceased as 67-year-old Manubhai Patel and 67-year-old Vinodchandra Patel of Savannah.

According to a statement from GSP, a DUI interview was done and the crash remains under investigation. Charges are pending the completion of the GSP Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team (SCRT).

WTOC will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.

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