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Investigators Seek Information in Hit & Run Investigation / 3200 Fairfield Avenue

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For Immediate Release

September 27, 2011

Hit Skip Pedestrian Accident


Date:                           Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Time:                           3:40 p.m.

Location:                     3200 Block Fairfield Avenue

Victim:                        Male Juvenile/Serious Condition

                                   Fort Wayne


Hit Skip Vehicle:        Light Blue or Gray

                                  “Possibly” Nissan Sport Utility Vehicle


The Fort Wayne Police responded to the 3200 block of Fairfield Avenue at approximately 3:40 p.m. this afternoon to investigate a pedestrian that had been struck by a SUV style vehicle. On scene officers found the victim down in the northbound lanes of Fairfield suffering serious injuries as the result of the impact. He was transported to a local hospital where attending physicians reported him to be in very serious condition.


The preliminary investigation has determined that a light blue or gray in color Sport Utility Vehicle, possibly a Nissan was northbound on Fairfield Avenue when it struck the juvenile. Witnesses stated that the SUV continued north on Fairfield never stopping after the accident. Investigators are asking anyone with information that will lead to the identification of the driver of the SUV to contact CrimeStoppers or dial 427-1222 to report their information.


This incident remains under investigation by the F.A.C.T. Team.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department 

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