News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:
Fatal Motorcycle Crash
Incident Date: 07/04/2012
Incident Time: 12:12 PM
Incident Location: 2700 Ardmore Avenue
Adult Male / Motorcycle Occupant / Deceased
Adult Female / Motorcycle Occupant / Deceased
Adult Female / Passenger Car Driver / Stable Condition
On Wednesday, 07/04/2012, at approximately 12:12 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2700 block of Ardmore Avenue reference a critical injury crash. Officers arrived on scene and discovered the crash involved a passenger car and a motorcycle.
The two occupants of the motorcycle were unconscious and unresponsive upon the officer’s arrival. Paramedics and fire personnel arrived and pronounced the male occupant of the motorcycle deceased. The female occupant of the motorcycle was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. She was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. The female driver (sole occupant) of the passenger car was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
Preliminary reports indicate the passenger car was traveling southbound and the motorcycle was traveling northbound in the 2700 block of Ardmore Avenue. Witnesses reported the driver of the passenger car crossed the center line and struck the motorcycle head on. Witnesses stated the motorcycle was on fire as a result of the crash. The witnesses rendered medical aid to the victims until emergency personnel arrived on scene.
The occupants of the motorcycle were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash. It is unknown if the driver of the passenger car was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. At this time is does not appear alcohol or drugs were a contributing factor in the crash.
Ardmore Avenue remained closed to all traffic while the Fatal Alcohol Crash Team (F.A.C.T) investigated the incident and processed the scene. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.
Assisting Agencies: City of Fort Wayne Fire Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority