Critical Injury Motor Vehicle Accident August 13, 2017


For Immediate Release

Date Aug 13, 2017

Accident (Critical) Investigation



Date: Aug 13, 2017


Time: 7:53 am


Location: 2600 Block of East Capitol Ave


Victim(s): 1 Adult Male (Critical)






On Aug 13 at 7:53 am the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2600 Block of East Capitol Ave. in reference to a single vehicle accident. Officers were initially advised that witnesses did not see anyone inside the vehicle.


Upon officers arrival as well as medical personnel they located an adult male driver inside the vehicle suffering from injuries, The driver was transported to a local hospital in serious condition by paramedics. Upon arrival at the hospital the victim was downgraded to critical condition by doctors.


The Fort Wayne Police Department Crash Investigation Team was called to the scene to investigate the accident. Initial information indicates that the vehicle was traveling West on East Capitol at which time the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time


This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.



Officer Mark A. Bieker

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department