Critical Injury Vehicle Accident, Maplecrest Rd. & Alvarez Dr.
Critical Injury Vehicle Accident, Maplecrest Rd./Alvarez Dr.
For Immeddiate Release: July 21, 2012
Contact: Office of Public Information (260) 427-1343
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Date/Time of Incident: July 21, 2012
Location of Incident: Maplecrest Rd/Alvarez Dr.
Victim: Adult Male, Critical
On July 21, 2012 at 12:53pm officers with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Maplecrest Rd and Alvarez Dr. in regards to a personal injury two vehicle accident. According to witness statements a white Chrysler 300c being driven by an adult male traveling south bound on Maplecrest Rd. collided with a green Mazda which was attempting a left turn (east turn) from Maplecrest Rd. onto Alvarez Dr. The Mazda was being driven by an adult male who reported no injuries. There were no passengers in either vehicle. The driver of the white Chrysler may have had a medical issue prior to the accident which may have been a contributing factor in the collision. At this time it does not appear that alcohol was a contributng factor of the accident. Paramedics made the scene and the driver of the Chrysler was unresponsive. Paramedics rendered aid and transported the injured driver to a local hospital in critical condition.
The primary cause of the accident remains under investigation with the F.A.C.T (Fatal Alcohol Crash Team). This incident remains under investigation by the F.A.C.T team, and Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.
Assisting Agencies: The Fire Department and TRAA (Three Rivers Ambulance Authority)
Jeremy I Webb
Public Information Officer