News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:
Critical Injury Accident
Time: 1:24 a.m.
Location: 700 block of Taylor Street
Victim: Adult Male, Critical Condition
On Thursday, 10/22/2015, at approximately 01:24AM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 700 block of Taylor Street on a report of an injury accident. Officers arrived and located an adult male down in the street. Paramedics determined the male to be in serious condition, and took him to a local hospital, where he was downgraded to critical condition by hospital doctors.
Initial information indicates the male and sole occupant of a moped was traveling eastbound on Taylor Street, and for an unknown reason, lost control of the moped and crashed. No other vehicles were reported to be involved, and no other injuries.
It is unknown if alcohol or speed had any role in this crash. Crash Investigators are currently collecting evidence, processing the crash scene, and speaking with witnesses. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to contact police. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department.