For Immediate Release
July 20, 2017
Bicyclist Struck Hit-Skip Critical Injury Accident
Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time: 12:35 a.m.
Location: Stellhorn Road at Oakhurst Drive
Victim: Male/Critical Condition
Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Stellhorn Road and Oakhurst Drive at approximately 12:35 a.m. this morning on the report of a cyclist down. Upon their arrival officers found an unresponsive male down the victim of a hit-skip accident. Medics transported him to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.
Investigators believe that the victim was riding his BMX style bicycle east on Stellhorn Road when struck by the hit-skip vehicle at Oakhurst Drive. The hit-skip vehicle fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival. The victim was wearing a reflective safety vest at the time of the accident.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department