Critical Injury Motor Vehicle Accident November 24, 2017

For Immediate Release

November 24, 2017

Critical Injury Motor Vehicle Accident


Date:                           Friday, November 24, 2017
Time:                           7:20 a.m.
Location:                    Wood Valley Drive and State Boulevard
Victim:                        Adult Female/Critical Condition


Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the scene of a reported single motor vehicle accident on State Boulevard at Wood Valley Drive at approximately 7:20 a.m. this morning. Upon their arrival officers observed a sport utility vehicle on the north side on State Boulevard just east of Wood Valley Drive crashed into a stand of mature trees. The only occupant of the vehicle, an adult female, required extrication from the vehicle by Fort Wayne firefighters. She was transported to a local hospital where she is listed in critical condition.
Physical evidence at the scene indicates that the victim was traveling east on State Boulevard at a high rate of speed, drove left of center crossing over the opposing lane of traffic and crashed into a stand of trees. Alcohol is believed to play a factor in the crash.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.
Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department