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Vehicle Pursuit Resulting In Crash October 7, 2013

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For Immediate Release

October 7, 2013

Vehicle Pursuit Resulting In Crash


Date:                            Monday, October 7, 2013


Time:                            9:35 p.m.


Location:                       Holton Street at Drexel Street


Victims:                        2-Males

                                    Both Serious Condition


Details:                        AFort Wayne Police Department Gang Unit attempted a traffic stop on a white 1995 Chevy Camaro in the area of Holton and Fisher Streets at approximately 9:35 p.m. for a speeding violation. It was reported that the vehicle initially slowed and pulled over as though it was preparing to stop however the vehicle proceeded at a high rate of speed from officers traveling south on Holton Street.


                                    The vehicle continued south on Holton where the driver lost control traveled off the roadway and impacted a utility pole in the 3200 block of  Holton Street sheering the pole in half. The vehicle continued out of control and eventually impacted the front porch of a home located on the northwest corner of Holton and Drexel Streets. Fort Wayne fire personnel had to extricate one of the occupants the other male was not trapped. Both were transported to a local hospital where they are listed in serious but stable condition.


Officers working the incident did recover a handgun from the vehicle which was discovered while rendering aid to the victims. Names of the two occupants will be released after the appropriate notification has been made to their immediate family.


This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutors office.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department





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