FWPD: Critical Injury Accident


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News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Critical Injury Accident

Date/Time of Incident: April 7, 2017, at 11:46 PM

Location of Incident: Goshen Road & US 30 Ramp 128B

Victim: Adult Male


On Friday April 7, 2017 at approximately 11:46 PM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Goshen Road and US 30 Ramp 128B 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 on Goshen Road as the motorcycle drove onto the exit ramp. The driver then lost control as the motorcycle left the roadway and collided with some construction equipment that was located off the roadway. Investigators advised that the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and alcohol may possibly be a contributing factor in the crash. Investigators are processing the scene and as of now are trying to determine if possibly speed may also have contributed to 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.



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