The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic accident and aggravated assault; that occurred on Pansy Ave, at 8:03p.m Monday night. It was reported that an 4yr old boy from Macon was struck in the roadway in front of 844 Pansy Ave. The child was struck by a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck that was backing up on Pansy Ave. The family of the child attempted to stop the driver of the truck when the driver fired several shots into the area while fleeing. Family members followed the vehicle to Lillie Ave where the suspect fled the vehicle. At this time deputies are working to identify the driver of the vehicle. The child was taken to the Navicent Health Medical Center to be treated. His injuries are non-life threatening. No one else was injured in the incident.
The accident is under investigation. Anyone with information in reference to this accident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.