News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:
Critical Injury Accident, 5900 block of Ardmore Avenue
Date/Time of Incident: 8/21/2015 at 8:08 p.m.
Location of Incident: 5900 Ardmore Avenue
Victim: Adult Male
On Friday August 21, 2015 at approximately 8:08 PM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5900 block of Ardmore Avenue in reference to a personal injury accident involving a motorcyclist. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult victim unresponsive. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victim before transporting him to a local hospital in critical condition.
Investigators advised that the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Ardmore when the rider lost control of the motorcycle and the victim was thrown from the motorcycle. It is unsure if the victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Investigators believe that speed was a contributing factor in the crash. The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department F.A.C.T team.