For Immediate Release

Motorcycle Accident with Injury

Date: April 19, 2023

Location: E. Rudisill Blvd. and Hessen Cassel Rd

Time: 1:40am


On April 19th, 2023, at approximately 1:40am Fort Wayne Police Officers were patrolling the area of E. Rudisill Blvd. and Hessen Cassel Rd. when Officers observed a single motorcycle lying in the street on the northbound side.  Officers the observed a male adult laying on the side of the road suffering from injuries sustained from a single motorcycle crash.  The male operator of the motorcycle appeared to be traveling north on Hessen Cassel Rd. when he lost control striking several trash cans before crashing.

Officers on scene tended to the victim as medics arrived then transported the victim to a local hospital where he was described as in critical condition. 

The Fort Wayne Police Department FACT (Fatal Accident Team) and ASU (Air Support Unit) were 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.  The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

Detective Jean Gigli
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department