For Immediate Release

Fatal Traffic Accident

Date: 6/11/2021

Location: W. Jefferson Blvd./Engle Rd.

Time: 12:09 am


On June 11th, 2021 shortly after midnight FWPD Officers responded to a two vehicle accident, party injured at Jefferson Blvd. and Engle Rd.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of vehicle 1 was traveling west on Jefferson Blvd. at a high rate of speed and possibly ran the light at Jefferson/Engle and collided with vehicle 2 that was traveling south on Engle Rd.

The driver of vehicle 2 (adult female) was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.  The driver of vehicle 1 (adult male) was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  It is believed that speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the accident.  A blood draw and toxicology analysis will be performed on driver 1 of the accident, which is standard procedure for all fatal accidents.

This incident remains under investigation by the FWPD F.A.C.T team (fatal accident crash team), Allen County Coroners and Prosecutors Offices.

Sergeant Jeremy Webb
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department