For Immediate Release

January 7, 2022

Single Vehicle Life-Threatening Crash


Date:  01/07/2022                 

Time:  10:31 PM

Location:  I-69 and US-30

Victim:  Male / Adult


On Friday, 01/07/2022, at approximately 10:31 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to I-69 and US-30 reference a vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported a minivan struck the median wall. Officers arrived and located a Dodge minivan in a ditch off the roadway. Paramedics transported the driver/sole occupant of the minivan to a local hospital in serious condition. Upon arriving at the hospital the victim’s condition was downgraded to life-threatening by a physician.     

Preliminary information indicates the minivan was traveling northbound I-69 and exited at the 309A ramp to merge onto US-30. The driver failed to stop when reaching US-30 and struck the median wall that separates eastbound and westbound US-30. The driver was ejected from the vehicle when it struck the median wall. Investigators confirmed speed was a contributing factor in the crash.   

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