News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:
Critical Injury Motor Vehicle Accident, 2700 block of Lower Huntington Road
Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
Time: 6:15 a.m.
Location: 2700 block of Lower Huntington Road
Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded this morning to the report of a two vehicle accident with injury in the 2700 block of Lower Huntington Road at approximately 6:15 a.m.
On arrival they observed two vehicles, a pickup truck and a full sized van that had been towing a trailer in the eastbound lane of Lower Huntington Road. The impact was a head-on collision resulting in significant damage to both vehicles.
The driver of the pickup truck was transported to a local hospital where he was determined to be in critical condition. The van’s driver was transported to the hospital in serious condition. Neither vehicle contained passengers.
Investigators had to close Lower Hunting Road between Elzey and Beaty Streets to all traffic for approximately three hours during their investigation. No preliminary cause of the accident has been released at this time. Names are being withheld until proper notification can be made to next of kin.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the Allen County Coroner’s office and the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.