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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – All lanes of Hawkinsville Road near its intersection with Pio Nono Avenue are back open after an accident Tuesday afternoon.
A news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says a dump truck crashed on Hawkinsville Road, just south of its intersection with Pio Nono Avenue, at around 3:15.
Deputies say the driver was traveling north on Hawkinsville Road when the truck’s brakes failed. The driver of the truck swerved to the right before hitting a guard rail and overhead sign and rolling onto its side.
The driver, 40-year-old Dexter Barnes, was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.
No one else was injured.