FWPD: Serious Injury Accident, 6300 block of Bluffton Road

 

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News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Serious Injury Accident, 6300 block of Bluffton Road

Date: Friday, August 14, 2015

Time: 7:26 a.m.

Location: 6300 Bluffton Road

Fort Wayne police responded to the 6300 block of Bluffton Road at approximately 7:26 a.m. this morning in reference to a 911 call reporting a head-on collision involving a Fort Wayne Community Schools box truck and a passenger vehicle.

On arrival officers observed that the driver of the passenger vehicle, an adult male was pinned behind the steering wheel of the vehicle requiring extrication by Fort Wayne fire personnel. His vehicle contained two passengers, an adult female who was seated in the front passenger seat and an adult male who was the back seat passenger. All three were determined to be in serious condition. It took fire personnel several minutes to free the driver from his vehicle. The driver of the box truck an adult male received minor injuries in the crash.

Preliminary information concerning the crash suggests that the box truck was southbound on Bluffton Road and the passenger car northbound. It appears that the passenger car attempted to turn left and in doing so collided with the box truck.

Fort Wayne Fire Department personnel had to manage a fuel and fluid spill that leaked from the box truck. The truck was making a food delivery to a Waynedale area Fort Wayne Community School. The truck’s contents were lost as a result of the crash. Bluffton Road was blocked during the investigation and reopened after 3½ hours.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department.

 

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