The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic accident that occurred at around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on I-75 South near Hardeman Avenue. It was reported that a 1999 Dodge Intrepid, driven by 25 year old Perez Deontae Parker, was traveling south in the center lane when the engine stalled out and the vehicle came to a stop in the center lane. It was reported that the vehicle ran out of fuel.
A 2001 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, driven by 57 year old Joseph Hughes, was traveling south on I-75 and struck the rear of the Dodge Intrepid. Hughes was ejected from the motorcycle. He was transported to the Navicent Health Hospital for injuries he received in the accident. He is listed in critical condition. The driver and passenger in the Dodge Intrepid were not injured.
The accident is currently under investigation. Anyone that may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.