For Immediate Release

September 20, 2020

Hit-Skip Vehicle Crash Involving Pedestrian 


Date:  09/20/2020                 

Time:  1:03 AM

Location:  3400 North Clinton Street

Victim:  Male Adult – Life Threatening Injuries


On Sunday, 09/20/2020, at approximately 1:03 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3400 block of North Clinton Street reference a subject lying in the roadway. Officers arrived and located the male/adult victim lying in the northbound lane of Clinton Street. The victim was unresponsive and evidence indicated he had been struck by a vehicle. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital his condition was downgraded to life-threatening by a physician. 

Investigators reported the vehicle that struck the pedestrian victim fled the scene. They are interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance video from nearby businesses. They hope the surveillance video and evidence left that the scene will help identify the suspect vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-7867. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. 

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