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Tragic, Fatal Car Accident on I-475 in Bibb County, Georgia

October 03, 2022

BIBB COUNTY, GEORGIA - An accident news article published on reports that the Bibb County Sheriff's Office reported on a fatal car accident on I-485 in Bibb County, Georgia.*

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office reported that the tragic accident killed a mother and her two children. According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, the crash occurred last Sunday at around two o'clock in the afternoon. The news report states that a Chevrolet SUV was heading south on I-475 just beyond the Thomaston Road Bridge when the SUV left the highway and struck a tree. The SUV then caught on fire.

Bibb County Sheriff's Office deputies reported that there were three occupants in the Chevrolet SUV, and all three people were tragically killed in the accident, according to Deputy Coroner Luanne Stone. The report states that the victims were so badly injured that they could not be identified. The Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones reported to WGXA that he identified the victims as a 41-year-old woman, a 19-year-old,  and a 10-year-old. Coroner Jones reported that the SUV was so badly burnt that accident scene investigators could only use the VIN number to identify the vehicle. The car was registered to the owner, who lived in Jacksonville, Florida.

The accident report states that the family was heading back to Jacksonville from Locust Grove. The family was looking for a home. There were no other accident victims. Accident investigators are still trying to decide what caused the wreck. All eyewitnesses with information about this tragic accident are urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff's Office. This accident news story is still developing and will be updated as more information about the motor vehicle accident has been released. 

The Macon-Bibb County Coroner's Office and local law enforcement will continue the fatal motor vehicle accident investigation. The area around the accident was closed down for several hours while emergency crews, the Macon-Bibb County Coroner's Office, and law enforcement offices managed the accident and tended to the injury victims. There were no additional details concerning the fatal accident have been released at this time. 

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