FWPD: Critical Injury Pedestrian Struck

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News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Critical Injury Pedestrian Struck

Date: Monday, January 11, 2016

Time: 12:20 p.m.

Location: Calhoun Street at McKinnie Avenue

Victim: Adult Female/Critical Condition


Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Calhoun Street and McKinnie Avenue on the report of a pedestrian being struck by a van. On arrival officers observed the female victim down and unresponsive suffering multiply traumatic injuries. The victim was transported from the scene to a local hospital where she was determined to be in critical condition.

Preliminary investigative findings suggest that the victim was crossing Calhoun Street from the east when a southbound van struck the victim. Investigators are presently documenting the scene and interviewing the driver of the van. Unknown if alcohol and/or drugs will play a role in this accident at this time.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutor’s office.



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