SAVANNAH, GA (June 28, 2020) – Savannah Police’s Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating a crash that seriously injured a pedestrian yesterday afternoon.
At approximately 3:15 p.m., Benjamin Mims, 39, driving a Nissan Maxima, was fleeing from a previous hit and run when he began traveling west on Bryan Street. When Mims attempted to make a turn on Lincoln Street, he entered the sidewalk and struck a pedestrian, later identified as Adrian Jones, 30, of Bellville, IL.
Jones was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Mims was apprehended and acquired charges from both incidents which include, failing to stop at a stop sign (two counts), improper left turn, reckless driving, driving under the influence (two counts), following too close, hit, and run, and serious injury by motor vehicle.
The Traffic Investigation Unit is continuing to investigate this crash.