Fatal Pedestrian Accident February 22, 2014
Fatal Vehicle Accident - Pedestrian Struck
Incident Date: 02/22/2014
4900 Lima Road
Victim: Adult Female / Deceased
On Saturday, 02/22/2014, at approximately 6:15 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4900 block of Lima Road reference a critical injury crash involving a pedestrian. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim lying in the middle of the roadway. The victim was unconscious and unresponsive when officers located her. The officers immediately rendered medical aid to the victim until paramedics arrived. Paramedics and fire personnel pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Preliminary reports indicate the victim was walking southbound in the far west travel lane of southbound Lima Road. It appears due to dark lighting conditions and the victim wearing all dark clothing, the driver of the vehicle was unable to see the victim walking in the middle of the roadway. The driver of the vehicle was on scene when officers arrived and is currently being interviewed by investigators. It does not appear alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Southbound Lima Road remained closed to all traffic between Progress Road and Production Road while the Fatal Crash Team (F.A.C.T) investigated the incident and processed the scene. The roadway was reopened at 8:17 AM.
This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office. The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s identity.
Assisting Agencies: City of Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority
Officer Jason Anthony
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department