For Immediate Release

May 1, 2022

Fatal Vehicle Crash


Date:  05/01/2022                 

Time:  7:35 PM

Location:  South Clinton Street and East Jefferson Blvd.

Victim:  Female / Adult


On Sunday, 05/01/2022, at approximately 7:35 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of South Clinton Street and East Jefferson Blvd. reference a vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported a vehicle struck a tree.

Officers located a vehicle at the intersection with extensive damage. The female/adult driver (sole occupant) of the vehicle was pinned inside the vehicle suffering life-threatening injuries. The Fort Wayne Fire Department extricated the victim and she was transported to a local hospital. Upon arriving at the hospital the victim was pronounced deceased by a physician.

Preliminary information indicates the vehicle was traveling southbound on Clinton Street and left the west side of the roadway for an unknown reason. After leaving the roadway the vehicle struck a tree and a utility pole. Investigators are asking anyone that witnessed this crash to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department or use the free “P3 Tips” app.    

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s Office, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the cause of death and identity of the victim.

Officer Jason Anthony
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department