The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single vehicle fatal traffic accident that occurred on I-75 south bound at the Eisenhower Parkway Exit ramp, just before 5:30pm Saturday night. It was reported that a 76yr old Samuel Simmons, of Macon was exiting I75 south bound onto Eisenhower Pkwy, when his Suzuki Grand Vitara swerved off the ramp and struck a sign and a tree.  Samuel was pronounced deceased on scene by the Bibb County Coroner. Next of kin has been notified. Samuel’s wife was in the vehicle with him and was taken to the Navicent Health Medical Center and is listed in stable condition at this time.

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.