TIU investigates pedestrian vs. tractor crash

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Officials are investigating an accident involving a pedestrian and a tractor.

William Burke, 88, was struck with a backhoe while crossing the 3700 block of Ogeechee Road about 12:10 p.m. on Friday.

Police say he was not using a crosswalk.

According to IAFF Savannah, firefighters from the E6 team responded and were able to render aid until EMS arrived.

The pedestrian was transported to a hospital with serious injuries, according to the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.

Metro’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating the accident.

This story is developing. Stay with News 3 for updates.

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