For Immediate Release

April 22, 2022

Motor Vehicle Accident with Life Threatening Injuries


Date:   April 22, 2022           

Time:  1201 am                    

Location: 1200 Block of North Coliseum               


Victim(s):  Adult Male (Non-Life Threatening Injuries)

                 Adult Female (Life-Threatening Injuries)


On April 22, 2022 just after 1200 am Officers responded to the 1200 Block of North Coliseum Blvd in reference to a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Officers were advised that initial reports indicated that this was a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. Officers were being told that there appeared to be two victims involved. Upon Officers arrival they located a motorcycle down in the Northbound lanes of the Coliseum Blvd South of Lake Avenue. Officers located two victims that were on the motorcycle at the time of the accident.  he Adult female victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries and the adult male victim had minor injuries and remained on scene speaking with officers.

The Fatal Accident Investigators along with Air Support Units were called to the scene to investigate this accident. They were assisted by Crime Scene Units once on scene. Initial investigation advises that the Motorcycle was traveling North on Coliseum and at some point left the roadway and struck the center median and then came to rest back in the North bound lanes on Coliseum Blvd. Investigators believe that alcohol may be a contributing factor to the accident.

It should also be noted that Northbound Coliseum Blvd just South of Lake Avenue was reduced to only 1 lane during the investigation of the accident and upon completion of their investigation it will be fully re-opened.

This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecutor's Office.


Officer Mark A. Bieker
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department