The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Pio Nono Avenue  at its intersection with Rocky Creek Road. The accident was called into the Macon-Bibb 911 Center just before 12:30 a.m.

It was reported that a Mercedes SUV and a Nissan Versa collided at the intersection.  Witnesses reported that the Mercedes was traveling southbound on Pio Nono Avenue when the Nissan crossed the intersection and collided with the Mercedes. The male passenger of the Nissan was pronounced deceased on scene. The female  driver of the Nissan was not injured. The driver of the Mercedes was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The name of the deceased cannot be released until the next of kin has been notified.

This accident is under investigation. Additional information will be released as soon as it becomes available.

Anyone with information in reference to this fatal accident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 and ask to speak with a Fatality Investigator.