MACON, Ga. — Update 4:08 p.m. January 8,
The victims in the fatal car accident on the split of I-475 and I-75 North have been identified, according to a release by the Bibb County Sheriff's Office.
They say the accident happened around 10:29 a.m., and involved a Toyota Land Cruiser.
The cruiser was traveling north on I-75, and began to merge onto onto I-475.
The driver then made a sudden movement to merge back onto I-75 and lost control, causing the car to roll several times before stopping.
The driver was identified as 57-year-old Mark Bruno, who was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The front seat passenger of the car was identified as 24-year-old DeAndre McGhee, who was pronounced dead on the scene.
The car had four occupants. All of them are from Albany, Georgia. The two back seat passengers are in stable condition.
The crash is under investigation. Anyone with any information can call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.
A fatal car accident happened Sunday afternoon on the split of I-475 and I-75 North.
According to coroner Lonnie Miley, two people were involved in the crash.
He said one person died on the scene, and the other died later in the hospital due to their injuries.
The crash is still under investigation.
This is an on going story, and 13WMAZ will provide updates as soon as they are available.