The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic accident involving 5-year-old Ma’lijah Seales, who was struck by a vehicle. It was reported that Seales was walking with a relative to a nearby store at the intersection of Millerfield Road and Jeffersonville Road. While at the intersection traveling east on foot, Seales ran into the roadway in front of a 1973 Ford Truck traveling north on Millerfield Road. The truck was driven by 29 year old Devereaux Burnett. Seales was transported to a nearby hospital and later transported the Atlanta Children’s Hospital where she is listed in critical condition.

The incident is currently under investigation. Anyone with information in reference to the incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the on-call Traffic Accident Investigator.