The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pedestrian involved accident with serious injuries that occurred on Bennell Avenue at around 3:29 p.m.

It was reported that a family member pulled into a driveway of a residence to drop off some food. The driver got out of the vehicle and left the vehicle running. A 15-year-old male got into the vehicle and began to back out of the driveway. While backing the vehicle out of the driveway, a three-year-old boy was behind the vehicle. The toddler was struck by the vehicle.

The child was transported to the hospital by ambulance and is listed in critical condition. According to traffic investigators, the three-year-old will be airlifted to an Atlanta hospital.

This incident is under investigation. Anyone with information in reference to this accident is urged to contact traffic investigators at 478-751-7500.