Driver Seriously Injured After Crashing into Tree in Bibb County, GA
BIBB COUNTY, GA. – August 30, 2018 (13wmaz.com) A driver is in serious condition following a vehicle accident August 30 in which he crashed into a tree in Bibb County, Georgia. The story is reported online by 13wmaz.com.*
At approximately 5 p.m. on August 30, a man was driving on Arnwood Drive and suddenly jumped the curb and crashed into a tree off of Burton Avenue in Bibb County. The driver, who has not been identified, was transported to Medical Center, Navicent Health, where he is reportedly in critical condition.
The cause of the accident is not clear. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging anyone with potential information to call (478) 751-7500.
Bibb County is located in the central portion of the state of Georgia. In 2012, voters in the county approved a measure to consolidate Bibb County with its county seat, Macon. Bibb County has an estimated population of approximately 155,000, and its major roadways include Interstate 16, Interstate 75, Interstate 475, U.S. Route 23, U.S. Route 41, U.S. Route 80, and U.S. Route 129.
Vehicle accidents in Bibb County have seen a dramatic increase in the last several years, according to data from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. In 2012, a total of 858 accidents occurred in the county, leading to 220 injuries and 17 fatalities. The total number of accidents actually dropped the following year, to 696, but the number of fatalities grew to 31, which was the highest number of traffic deaths in Bibb County during a five-year period.
After 2013, vehicle accidents in Bibb County skyrocketed. In 2014, 2,547 accidents happened in the county, leading to 689 injuries and 23 deaths. By 2016, a total of 7,617 accidents occurred in the county, which resulted in injuries to 2,144 people and in the deaths of 28 people.
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