Vehicle Crash with Life Threatening Injuries

For Immediate Release
May 18, 2019
Vehicle Crash Involving Life Threatening Injuries

Date: 05/18/2019

Time: 9:51 PM

Location: West Coliseum Blvd. and Goshen Road

Victim: Male / Adult

Details:

On Saturday, 05/18/2019, at approximately 9:51 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of Coliseum Blvd. and Goshen Road reference a vehicle crash with injuries. Several callers told dispatch the crash involved a motorcycle and another vehicle. Officers arrived and determined the crash involved a moped and two additional vehicles.

Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital. Upon arriving at the hospital, a physician advised the victim’s injuries were life threatening.

Preliminary reports indicate the moped driver was westbound on Coliseum Blvd. and had to stop in traffic due to a mechanical issue with his moped. A vehicle traveling westbound on Coliseum Blvd. rear-ended the moped and pulled to the side of the road. Another vehicle traveling westbound on Coliseum Blvd. struck the victim while he was lying in the middle of the roadway. The drivers of both vehicles remained at the scene and are cooperating with investigators. The victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

Assisting Agencies: City of Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority

Officer Jason Anthony
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department