For Immediate Release
May 8, 2017
Critical Injury Accident
Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Time: 6:10 p.m.
Location: Lake Avenue and Laverne Avenue
Victim: Adult Male/Critical Condition
Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Lake and Laverne Avenues at approximately 6:10 p.m. on the report of a mini-bike that had collided with a construction barricade. Once on scene officers observed an adult male down and unresponsive on Lake at Laverne. Medics transported the male to a local hospital where he was determined to be in critical condition.
A witness account indicates that the male was on his minibike traveling westbound on Lake Avenue when collided head on with a construction barricade that was positioned in the roadway to indicate the road’s closure. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department’s FACT Team.
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department