The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Mercer University Drive near Bloomfield Road just before 12:00 a.m. Friday morning. It was reported that a Nissan Murano, driven by 51-year-old Roland Holt, of Macon, that was traveling east on Mercer University Drive crossed the center line.
The Murano struck a Jeep Cherokee that was going west on Mercer University Drive hitting it head-on. The driver, 17-year-old Richard Lewis Broughman III, of Macon and his 16-year-old passenger were taken to the Navicent Health Medical Center and are listed in stable condition at this time.
The Holt was transported to the Navicent Health and was pronounced deceased by staff. Next of kin has been notified at this time.
The accident is still under investigation, anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.