Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a traffic accident with serious injury just before 3:30 p.m. at I-475 north and I-75 north. It was reported that a 2005 Toyota Solara was traveling I-475 north at I-75 and went off the roadway. The driver of the vehicle was ejected from the vehicle during the accident. She was transported to the Navicent Health Hospital where she passed away a short time later. The Bibb County Coroner’s Office notified next of kin and has released her name. She is 17 year old Heather Harrod of Macon.

The accident is currently under investigation. Anyone with information about the accident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.