Fatal Accident

For Immediate Release

Date:  May 11, 2024

Location:  S. Clinton St and E Wayne st

Time:   12:53AM

Details/Summary:  On May 11, 2024, at 12:53AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department was notified of an accident with injuries at the intersection of S. Clinton St and E Wayne St. Officers arrived and located an adult, male driver of one of the vehicles ejected onto the roadway. He was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver of the other vehicle, a male, juvenile, and his passenger a female, juvenile, suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries and were later released. The FACT team was paged and responded to process the scene.

Initial information indicates a green Ford Ranger was traveling the wrong way, Westbound on E Wayne St., entered the intersection at S Clinton St and was struck by a black Dodge Charger traveling Southbound on S Clinton St. The adult, male driving the Ford was ejected from the vehicle. The juvenile, male driving the Dodge was transported from the scene by FWPD and received medical attention at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The juvenile, female passenger of the Dodge was released from the scene uninjured. It has yet to be determined why the Ford was traveling the wrong direction on E Wayne St.

Investigators are on scene taking measurements and collecting evidence. The intersection is currently closed while the scene is processed.

There is nothing further at this time, as the investigation is ongoing.

Anthony Krock
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department