Updated with additional information May 1
A cyclist was killed early Saturday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Hirst Road in Savannah in a hit and run.
The cyclist was named by police Sunday as 34-year-old Anthony David James Moore of Newlands.
Police said the hit and run occurred between Shamrock Road and Butterfly Circle between 3:15 a.m. and 4:45 a.m. on Saturday.
“The bicyclist has succumbed to his injuries,” Detective Chief Inspector Raymond Christian wrote in an email to reporters.
In an unrelated accident in Savannah Saturday, a man was seriously injured in a collision.
Mr. Christian said the collision occurred on Shamrock Road just before 5 a.m. and involved a government truck and a Honda Accord. The truck was traveling towards Bodden Town, and the Honda vehicle was traveling in the opposite direction when the vehicles collided.
The driver of the Honda was taken to hospital and is in serious condition, police said. The accidents snarled traffic to and from the eastern districts Saturday morning.
Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact PC Orville Harris on 324-9853 or Sergeant Butler on 325-5958.