Fatal Collision on Columbus Road Claims of Macon Motorcyclist

Fatal Collision on Columbus Road Claims of Macon Motorcyclist


🚨 The Gist: A traffic accident at the intersection of Columbus Road and Cavalier Drive in Bibb County resulted in the death of a motorcyclist.

🚓 The Details: According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s office, on Monday evening at about 5:39 p.m., a call was made to the Macon-Bibb E-911 Center regarding a severe accident involving a motorcyclist and a BMW X3.

Authorities say the crash occurred when the motorcyclist, heading west on Columbus Road, collided with the vehicle as it was turning onto the road from Cavalier Drive. Emergency services swiftly responded, transporting the motorcyclist, identified as 49-year-old Willard Owen Gilbow of Macon, to Atrium Navicent Healthcare.

Despite their efforts, Gilbow succumbed to his injuries.

📞 What You Can Do: The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with information about the collision to come forward and contact them at 478-751-7500. Your cooperation could be crucial in the ongoing investigation.

💬 Conversation Starters:

  • How can communities work together to improve road safety for both motorists and motorcyclists?
  • What measures can be taken to prevent such tragic incidents in the future?
  • In light of this accident, what are your thoughts on the current road safety initiatives in Bibb County?

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