MACON, Ga. -- A truck's failed brakes caused a two-vehicle accident on Friday afternoon in Macon.
According to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, a man driving a 1994 Ford F-150 reported that his brakes failed on Hillcrest Avenue and Matheson Drive just before 4 p.m.
The man, driving west, attempted to pass a woman driving a 2011 Honda CRV. It was reported that his truck was on fire as it passed the Honda. The Ford hit the Honda, ran off the road and hit a tree.
The Ford was still on fire when it struck the tree. The Ford driver and a passenger were taken to Navicent Health. The driver suffered a broken hip. The passenger complained of an injury but is stable.
The driver of the Honda was taken to Coliseum Medical Center. She suffered a head injury but is also stable.
The accident report claims the cause of the accident is mechanical failure.