For Immediate Release


Fatal Vehicle Accident

Date: 6/7/2022

Location: 6200 Block of St. Joe Rd; IFO Arch Apts

Time: 08:27 PM


On June 7th, 2022 at approximately 08:27 PM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 6200 block of St. Joe Rd; IFO Arch Apartments, in reference to a motorcycle and vehicle accident.

The motorcycle was traveling south bound on St. Joe road when a midsize SUV pulled out of Arch Apartments attempting to turn north. The motorcycle appeared to be going at a high rate of speed and collided with the rear drivers side of the SUV. 

The driver of the motorcycle landed in the roadway. Medics arrived on scene and provided medical attention, however, the driver was pronounced deceased on scene. The motorcycle driver was an adult male. The drive of the SUV was and adult female and did not sustain any injuries.

The Fort Wayne Police Department FACT (Fatal Accident Team) and ASU (Air Support Unit) was called out to the scene for a thorough investigation. Unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police. North and South bound traffic on St. Joe Rd was closed between Shoaf Park and Shoaf Park River Rd.

Officer Paul Meitz
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department