OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF
BIBB COUNTY, GA.
DAVID J. DAVIS SHERIFF
May 20, 2021
Fatal Pedestrian Collision Investigation
The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Mercer University Drive near Wellworth Avenue at around 9:02 p.m.
It was reported to the Macon-Bibb 911 Center that there was a person down on the 3000 block of Mercer University Drive. It was reported that the pedestrian had been fatally struck by a hit and run before deputies arrived.
It was also reported that a deputy accidentally struck the pedestrian while they were looking for them during the incident.
The male pedestrian was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Bibb County Coroner’s Office. The Pedestrians name will not be released because the next of kin has not been notified.
Witnesses did report that a dark in color vehicle was seen leaving the incident location, heading west on Mercer University Drive at a high rate of speed.
The incident is being investigated by the Georgia State Patrol.
There were no other injuries reported.
Anyone with information in reference to this incident or the vehicle is urged to anonymously report tips to 1-877-68CRIME.