Two People Killed in Bibb County Collision

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal collision this afternoon in South Bibb County near 6771 Houston Road.

Investigators tell 41NBC News that a white Cadillac Escalade driven by a 68-year old woman crossed over the center line and collided with a Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck driven by an 82 year old man.· Both were pronounced dead at the scene.· It isn’t clear why woman swerved.

First responders removed a dog from the woman’s vehicle and took it to Bibb County Animal Control.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones tells 41NBC it’s one of the worst wrecks he’s ever seen. The Peach County Coroner is also on the scene.

There were no passengers in either vehicle. The victims’ identification is being withheld pending family notification.

According to the sheriff’s office, the Cadillac Escalade was involved in a hit-and-run collision on Hartley Bridge Road just before 11AM.  The SUV’s mirror hit the mirror on a roofing company’s truck.  The driver of the roofing company’s truck followed the SUV and reported the tag number to authorities.  It matched the tag on the SUV involved in the Houston Road accident.

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