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Child in critical condition after car allegedly runs red light in accident on Shurling Drive in Macon

Three who were involved in the accident are in stable condition, one treated at the scene and one in critical condition.

MACON, Ga. — Four people, three of them children, were hospitalized after a driver allegedly ran a red light Saturday around 10:30 a.m. in Macon.

According to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened when 35-year-old Terwaska Lockett hit 32-year-old Terry Tuft.

The accident happened on Shurling Drive at New Clinton Road.

Tuft had three children in the car, two who received minor injuries. The third child is in critical condition.

The 5-year-old suffered injuries to the head. The child was airlifted to Egleston Children's Hospital. 

Tuft and the children were taken to the Navicent Health Medical Center. 

Lockett was treated and released on scene. 

The accident is under investigation, no one has been charged.

Anyone with information can contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.


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