For Immediate Release


Life-Threatening Traffic Accident


Date: 8/5/2023

Location: 502 Hamilton Ave

Time: 9:07 AM

Victim: Female/Adult


The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating a life-threatening crash that occurred at approximately 9:07 AM August 5, 2023, 502 Hamilton Ave. Preliminary information indicates a bicyclist was struck by a black sedan, which fled the scene.

Officers arrived in the area and discovered the cyclist, an adult female, suffering from life-threatening injuries. She was rendered aid on scene and transported to a local hospital. The Fatal Accident Crash Team made the scene and closed the roadway, while processing the scene. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department FACT team.