Today at 3:55pm, Porsha Krehely was pronounced dead at the Augusta Burn Center. Next of kin was notified by the Bibb County Coroner’s Office.

The traffic accident is currently under investigation. Anyone with information in reference to this accident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the “on-call” accident investigator.

*Original Media Release Attached

May 19, 2017 

Traffic Accident With Injury’s On I-75 South

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic accident that occurred just before 9:00AM. Friday morning on I-75 South near the Hartley Bridge Road ramp. It was reported that a 1995  Ford Motor Home, driven by 63 year old , Richard Krehely of Sellersville, Pennsylvania; was traveling south on I-75 when he lost control of his vehicle striking the median wall. The vehicle turned on its side and burst into flames.

Also inside the vehicle was Richard’s wife, 75 year old Porsha Krehely. Both Richard and Porsha were pulled from the burning vehicle by passerby’s.    Richard did not sustain any injuries during the accident.  Porsha was airlifted to Augusta Burn Center for injuries she received in the accident.  She is listed in critical condition.

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.