For Immediate Release


Fatal Accident

Date: 12/22/2020

Location: Washington and Coliseum

Time: 7:10am


Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a crash at Washington and Coliseum. When they arrived they found a car pinned under a semi. The driver of the vehicle, a male adult, was pronounced deceased on the scene. The semi driver was not injured.

FACT Team was called to do a fatal crash investigation. Preliminary details are that the car was coming down the ramp from Coliseum to go westbound and the semi was already turning from a side street onto Washington. The car did not see the semi in the road as it came off the ramp and crashed into the semi.

Washington eastbound is closed for the duration of the investigation. Westbound Washington is down to one lane. This will last 1 to 2 hours until the investigation is complete.

Sgt Sofia Rosales-Scatena
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department