Driver with life-threatening injuries after Islands Expressway crash

Photo: SCMPD. Metro police ask you find an alternative route after a 2-car crash closes WB Islands Expressway at Causton Harbour Dr.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (SCMPD):  Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police officers responded to a report of a crash near the intersection of Islands Expressway and Causton Harbour Drive at approximately 9:10 p.m. on June 13.

Both drivers were traveling on Islands Expressway, one eastbound and the other westbound, in their respective lanes.

The eastbound driver reportedly attempted to make a U-turn at Causton Harbour Drive and was struck by the westbound driver. The westbound car then left the roadway and flipped and the driver was ejected from the car.

Michael Holmes, 44, driving westbound sustained life-threatening injuries and is in critical, but stable, condition at this time.

The eastbound driver suffered minor injuries. Their name will be released upon next of kin.

The Traffic Investigation Unit (TIU) responded to the scene. This investigation is ongoing. At this time, investigators do believe speed to be a factor in this crash.

Savannah, GA (WSAV) — Savannah-Chatham Metro Police tell us Westbound Islands Expressway is closed at Causton Harbour Drive after a 2-car crash.

One victim is suffering from serious injuries right now. Police ask that you seek an alternative route.


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