Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident December 18, 2017

For Immediate Release

December 18, 2017

Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident


Date:                           Monday, December 18, 2017


Time:                           12:15 p.m.


Location:                    Ferguson Road and Tenth Street


Victim:                        Adult Male




At approximately 12:15 p.m. this afternoon Fort Wayne police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Ferguson Road and Tenth Street on a two vehicle accident involving injuries. Officers arrived to find an unresponsive male in a passenger car that had sustained heavy driver side damage. Medics and Fort Wayne firefighters treating the victim pronounced him deceased on the scene shortly after their arrival. The driver of the second vehicle, a pickup truck did not sustain any injuries.


Investigators have determined that the pickup truck was westbound on Ferguson Road when the victim, who was on Tenth Street drove south directly into the path of the truck and was broadsided. Ferguson Road was closed between Airport Drive and Tenth Street for approximately two hours as investigators processed the scene.


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


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department