Critical Injury Motor Vehicle Accident November 22, 2016


For Immediate Release

November 22, 2016

Critical Injury Accident


Date:                           Tuesday, November 22, 2016


Time:                           12:35 p.m.


Location:                    Lima Road Just South of Northbrook Boulevard




Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident on Lima Road just south of Northbrook Boulevard at approximately 12:35 p.m. this afternnon. On arrival officers observed three vehicles that were involved. A pickup truck which was overturned and sitting on its top and two sport utility vehicles. The two occupants in the pickup truck were transported to a local hospital where they were determined to be in serious and critical conditions. The critically injured was a female and the other injured party a male.


Investigators have learned that the pickup truck was northbound on Lima when it was struck from behind by a northbound SUV. That collision resulted in the pickup being catapulted into the southbound lanes of Lima Road where it collided head on with a southbound SUV. Neither SUV driver was transported from the scene to a hospital for treatment.


This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Coroner’s office.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department