INJURED MOTORCYCLIST DIES

SAVANNAH, GA. (January 16, 2014): A Pooler motorcycle rider who crashed into two vehicles on Interstate 516 Wednesday afternoon has died of his injuries.

Robert McGuinness, 27, of the 300 block of Blue Moon Crossing died at Memorial University Medical Center where he was transported for treatment after the 3:06 p.m. crash just east of the Tremont Road interchange.

Officers of the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department said the Suzuki motorcycle, a red Pontiac G6 and blue Dodge Challenger all were traveling east on I-516. The motorcycle, traveling at a high rate of speed, attempted to pass between two cars, sideswiping the Pontiac and then rear ended the Dodge.

The driver and passenger in the Challenger also were transported, complaining of injuries.

MAIT continues to investigate.

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