Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident November 13, 2016


For Immediate Release

November 13, 2016

Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident



Date:                           Sunday, November 13, 2016


Time:                           1:45 a.m.


Location:                    800 Block W. DuPont Road




Fort Wayne police responded to the 800 block of W. DuPont Road at approximately 1:45 a.m. on the report of a motor vehicle accident with injury. On arrival officers discovered that two vehicles were involved in a head on collision with one vehicle  coming to rest in the middle of the roadway and the second vehicle ending up off the traveled portion of the roadway on the north side DuPont Road.


Medic and fire personnel determined that the female driver from the vehicle found in the middle of the road was dead at the scene. The female driver of the second vehicle was transported from the scene to a local hospital where she was listed in serious condition. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this incident. DuPont Road was closed to traffic while officers conducted their investigation. The Allen County Coroner’s office will release the name of the deceased when appropriate to do so.


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


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department