75-year-old woman charged with DUI, homicide in fatal Whitmarsh Island crash

Alice Thomson-Caine (Chatham County)

A Savannah woman is facing DUI and homicide charges after a deadly crash Sunday night on Whitmarsh Island.

On Aug. 19 around 6:05 p.m., police say Alice Thomson-Caine,75, of Savannah, was driving northbound in a 2005 Volvo V70 when she failed to yield and turned left from Mapmaker Lane onto Highway 80.

A man driving eastbound on Highway 80 on a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle then entered the intersection, hitting the side of Thomson-Caine's car.

Thomson-Caine was not injured in the wreck. The driver of the motorcycle, Clinton Jones, 39, of Savannah, died as a result the crash.

She is charged with homicide by vehicle in the first degree, DUI and failure to yield after stopping at a stop sign, according to a release.

The wreck is still under investigation by the GSP Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team.

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