Fatal Accident

For Immediate Release

Date:  May 11, 2024

Location:  Lima Rd and W Till Rd

Time:   11:11PM

Details/Summary:  On May 11, 2024, at 11:11PM, the Fort Wayne Police Department was notified of an accident with injuries at the intersection of Lima Rd and W Till Rd. Officers, as well as Fire and Medic personnel arrived and located both the driver, an adult, male, and passenger, a juvenile, female pinned in a white Ford Flex. The driver of the second vehicle, a gray Dodge Durango was an adult, male and was the sole occupant. FACT and ASU units were paged and responded to process the scene.

Initial information indicates the Durango was traveling Southbound on Lima Rd at a high rate of speed and disregarded the red-lighted signal at the intersection of W Till Rd. The Flex was traveling Eastbound on W Till Rd and was struck by the Durango. The driver of the Durango was transported to a local hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The driver and passenger of the Flex were transported to a local hospital, where medical personnel declared the driver deceased. The juvenile, female’s injuries were declared life-threatening.

Investigators are on scene taking measurements and collecting evidence. Lima Rd is currently closed between the intersections of W Till Rd and W Wallen Rd 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