Critical Injury Accident December 12, 2017

Critical Injury Accident


Date/Time of Incident:      12-12-2017   6:36 PM

Location of Incident:         Laddie Lane & Coldwater Road

Victim:                                    Male Adult (Critical Condition)


On Tuesday December 12, 2017 at approximately 6:36 PM, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of Laddie Lane and Coldwater Road in reference to a personal injury accident. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult male laying in Coldwater Road. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victim before transporting him to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

Investigators advised that the male victim and a female were possibly involved in a domestic disturbance prior to the accident. Investigators advised that the female attempted to leave the area of the domestic disturbance while in a vehicle as the male jumped onto the hood of the vehicle. As the vehicle turned onto Coldwater from Laddie Lane, the male fell off of the hood of the vehicle and landed in the street of Coldwater as a vehicle traveling northbound on Coldwater struck the victim.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department F.A.C.T Team.


John Chambers
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department