The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic accident with injuries that occurred in the 5200 block of Bloomfield Road just before 6:00 p.m… It was reported that a 9-year-old female was crossing eastbound in the northbound lanes of Bloomfield Road on her bicycle. A Mercury Grand Marquis, driven by 17-year-old Logan Dean Yarbrough, of Lizella, was going north on Bloomfield Road when the juvenile crossed in front of the vehicle and was struck. Neither Yarbrough nor his 16-year-old female passenger were injured.

The 9-year-old juvenile was taken to the Navicent Health where she was listed in critical condition. The juvenile was Air Lifted to Egleston Children’s Hospital for treatment.

No one else was injured in this accident. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.     

This 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.