One hospitalized after wrong-way crash on I-16

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A driver is hospitalized and in critical condition after a collision with a Chevrolet Silverado that sheriff’s officials say was going the wrong way on I-16.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a collision with serious injury that occurred on I-16 near the Spring Street exit ramp.

The collision took place at about 1:57 p.m

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado got onto I-16, headed in the wrong direction, from the Spring Street exit ramp. The driver of the Chevrolet began to travel westward, in an east bound lane. The Chevrolet Silverado collided with a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu that was headed East on I-16.

The driver of the Chevrolet Malibu was transported to the Atrium Health Navicent by ambulance. He is currently listed to be in critical condition. The driver of the Chevrolet Silverado was reported to be uninjured. The sheriff’s office is not releasing the names of the drivers.

I-16 East, was closed while law enforcement conducted a on scene investigation into this collision and it was reopened at around 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

This collision is still under investigation. Charges are pending further investigation into this collision.

Anyone with information in reference to this collision is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-68CRIME.

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