Critical Injury Bicyclist Accident March 27, 2017

For Immediate Release

Critical Injury Accident

March 27, 2017


Date: March 27, 2017

Time: 9:11 PM

Location: N. Clinton St. and E. State Blvd

Victim:     Adult Male/Critical Condition



On March 27, 2017, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of an injury accident involving a bicycle and a semi-truck at the intersection of N. Clinton St. and E. State Blvd. Officers arrived and located an adult male bicyclist who was in serious condition. The male was taken to a local hospital where he was determined to be in critical condition.


Initial information indicates the male was riding his bicycle eastbound across S. Clinton St. in the crosswalk, when he was struck by a semi-truck that was southbound on S. Clinton St. The driver of the semi stopped, and emergency crews were contacted.


Investigators are currently processing the scene, taking measurements and documenting any other evidence in an attempt to determine what happened. It is unknown if the bicyclist or semi-truck had the green light. There were no other persons injured or vehicles involved.


This remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department. There is no further.


Chris Felton

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police