Motor Vehicle Accident with Critical Injury December 11, 2017

For Immediate Release

December 11, 2017

Two Vehicle Critical Injury Accident


Date:                           Monday, December 11, 2017


Time:                          1:35 p.m.


Location:                    Jefferson Boulevard and Engle Road




Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a two vehicle accident with injuries in the intersection of Jefferson Boulevard and Engle Road at approximately 1:35 p.m. this afternoon. Police, firefighters and medics arrived to find both drivers injured one critically. The critically injured, an adult male was pinned in his vehicle requiring Fort Wayne firefighters to extricate him. The driver of the second vehicle, an adult female was also injured however not critically.


Based on witness accounts, the male was traveling east on Jefferson Boulevard when the female who was attempting to make a left hand turn south onto Engle Road from westbound Jefferson turned into the path of the male’s vehicle.


Jefferson Boulevard and Engle Road traffic patterns had to be drastically reduced in all directions as a result of this 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