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18 wheeler driver arrested in hit and run accident

MACON, Georgia (KBTV) – A man is in critical condition at the hospital after he was involved in an accident with an 18 wheeler Sunday morning.

UPDATE: Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have arrested 47-year-old Cedrick DeCarlo Garland for leaving the scene. Garland turned himself over to fatality investigations on November 22, 2021. Garland is currently being held without bond, at the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Center for the charges of Serious Injury by Vehicle and Hit and Run; Duty of Driver to Stop at the Scene of an Accident.

The accident happened on Pio Nono Avenue at Broadway at 03:46 a.m. According to reports, a man driving a 2006 freighliner was traveling north on Pio Nono Avenue when he ran into the back of Honda Accord, driven by 25-year-old Dylan Wood of Warner Robins while he was at the stop light. The truck driver did not stop. Wood was taken to the Atrium Health Navicent and is listed in critical condition. The 18 wheeler was later found on Houston Avenue.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

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