Critical Injury Accident January 18, 2018


Critical Injury Accident


Date/Time of Incident:          01-18-2018  4:02 AM

Location of Incident:              Coliseum Blvd & Cresent Ave

Victims:                                  Adult Male (Critical Condition)

Adult Male  (Good Condition)


On Thursday January 18, 2018 at approximately 4:02 AM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of Coliseum Blvd and Cresent Ave. As emergency responders arrived on the scene, they located two adult males inside one of the vehicles involved in the crash. Paramedics provided medical attention to the two victims before transporting them to a local hospital. Upon arriving at the  hospital, one of the victims was listed in critical condition and the other victim was listed in good condition. The driver of the other vehicle is believed to have minor injuries.

Investigators advised that one vehicle was traveling southbound on Cresent Ave and the other vehicle was traveling westbound on Coliseum when the crash occurred. It is believed that alcohol may be a contributing factor in the crash. Motorist are advised to use an alternate route while the entire intersection will be closed in all directions while the scene is processed.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department F.A.C.T team and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.



John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department