The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident, involving a single vehicle, that took place at 5:05 p.m., in the 3200 block of Mercer University Drive.

Witnesses stated that the east bound traffic on Mercer University Drive stopped for the traffic light, near the intersection of Anthony Road. A vehicle that was also traveling east on Mercer University Drive, did not stop. The driver of a vehicle went off the roadway, through the parking lot of the Advanced Auto Parts Store, crossed over Eveline Avenue, and struck a tree.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to the Navicent by ambulance and was later pronounced deceased.  The name of the victim cannot be released until the next of kin has been notified. This accident is under investigation. No one else was injured during this incident.

Anyone with information in reference to this fatal accident is asked to contact Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Fatal Accident Investigators at 478-751-7500.