For Immediate Release

March 15, 2021

Vehicle Crash Involving Pedestrian


Date:  03/15/2021                 

Time:  4:05 AM

Location:  3100 West Coliseum Blvd.


On Monday, 03/15/2021, at approximately 4:05 AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3100 block of West Coliseum Blvd. reference a vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported the crash involved a vehicle and a pedestrian. Officers arrived and located the male/adult victim lying in the middle of Coliseum Blvd. Officers determined the crash involved a taxi driver and the pedestrian. Paramedics transported the pedestrian to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary information indicates the taxi was traveling eastbound on Coliseum Blvd. as the pedestrian attempted to cross Coliseum Blvd. The driver of the taxi was not injured in the crash.  He remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.    

Coliseum Blvd. will be closed to all traffic between Goshen Road and Hillegas Road while investigators process the scene. 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