Bibb County recorded another fatality following a single-vehicle accident. The Bibb County solo car crash happened during the early hours of Sunday, December 12th. The primary cause of the crash was not immediately available.
In a press release, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office placed the crash time at about 1:30 a.m. The accident happened on Interstate 75, southbound, near Arkwright Road. Witnesses told the sheriff’s office deputies that a vehicle was southbound on the interstate when the driver lost control and went off the road.
The car ended up between two guardrails and then struck a signpost. The sheriff’s office identified the victim as Stevie Jones Jr., 32, of Macon. The man died at the accident scene, and Coroner Miley said the nest of kin had been notified. The Bibb County solo car crash remains under investigation.
Anyone with information about the occurrence should contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-CRIME.
Motor vehicle accidents remain one of the leading causes of non-natural deaths in the United States. In the first quarter of 2021, the NHTSA reported an estimated 8,730 deaths from traffic collisions. By the first half of 2021, an estimated 20,160 people had died in vehicle crashes, an 18.4% increase from 2020.
Those who survive vehicle accidents suffer different types of injuries. These wounds range from minor to severe or catastrophic. Minor injuries do not require expensive medical treatment, but severe or catastrophic injuries do. The injured party acquires extensive medical bills and other losses from the crash.
If the injured party did not cause the accident, they could file a compensation claim against the fault party. Doing the preceding requires the expertise of a Georgia car accident lawyer. So contact us today at Bethune Law Firm for a free case review.