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Impaired Driver Rear-Ends Police Cruiser / S Anthony Blvd & Pettit Ave

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For Immediate Release: March 16, 2011

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact:           Officer Raquel Foster

Office of Public Information

(260) 427-1343 

Impaired Driver Rear Ends Police Squad


Date/Time of Incident:          March 11, 2011 / 10:13 pm

Location of Incident:             S. Anthony Blvd. and Pettit Ave.



A Fort Wayne Police Cruiser was rear-ended by a vehicle whose driver had a blood alcohol level of .14%.  The officer was stopped in his squad car southbound at the intersection of S. Anthony Blvd. and Pettit Ave when his vehicle was rear-ended by a 2001 Silver Cadillac Deville.  The driver of the vehicle, a forty-year old male, was transported to a local hospital in fair condition, and charges are currently pending.  The officer did not require medical attention at the scene.  Both vehicles were rendered disabled and were towed from the scene.




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