A car wedged under a fallen pine tree, blocked Wimbish Road in Macon Thursday morning.
Lt. Sean Defoe with the Bibb County Sheriffs Office said the accident happened around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, near Ingleside Baptist Church.
No one was in the car Thursday morning, but it appeared someone drove into the fallen tree, getting the car stuck under it. Neighbors said the woman driving was able to get out, but left the car.
Defoe later confirmed neighbor's account of what happened.
Defore said the driver, Cynthia Smith of Macon, did not call police, after hitting the tree. A deputy drove-up on the wreck, in-route to another call, Wednesday night.
Defore said Georgia Power and emergency crews came to the scene then, but it was too dangerous to clear in the dark. That's why public works crews barricaded it off to traffic.
Vance Shepherd, who lives near-by, was curious as to when the car and tree would be moved.
He said, "You would think, especially because there's a vehicle involved, you would see emergency crews or even Macon PD out there blocking it off, but it looks like it was just abandoned."
Shepherd and his neighbor Rusty Stinson had been without power, since about 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Stinson lives across from where the tree fell. He said, I'm patient. They got things to do. I've worked for service before. I know it's tough to do things when everybody wants them."
Georgia Power crews returned around 2 p.m. Thursday. Power had not yet been restored to area homes by late Thursday afternoon.
Macon-Bibb work crews were working to get rid of the fallen trees, after the car was towed away.