Driver charged in pedestrian hit and run on Abercorn Street

Michael Thiel [via CCSO]

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) –  Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have charged the driver involved in a hit and run on August 16, which left a pedestrian with serious injuries.

Micheal Thiel has been charged with hit and run, failure to report a wreck and serious injury by motor vehicle.

Officers responded to the 8700 block of Abercorn Street about 11:30 p.m. August 16 and discovered Henry Dover, 39, suffering from injuries related to the incident.

Police officials say Thiel fled the scene. Officers recovered several broken vehicle parts in the northbound lanes.

Savannah-Chatham Metro’s Traffic Investigation Unit is leading the investigation into the hit and run.

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