FWPD: Fatal traffic accident, Jefferson Boulevard

Fatal traffic accident

On June 11, 2021, shortly after midnight, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a two-vehicle accident with injuries at West Jefferson Boulevard and Engle Road.

Fatal Traffic Accident

Date: June 11, 2021

Location: West Jefferson Boulevard and Engle Road

Time: 12:09 am


On June 11th, 2021 shortly after midnight FWPD Officers responded to a two vehicle accident, party injured at Jefferson Blvd. and Engle Rd. Preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of vehicle 1 was traveling west on Jefferson Blvd. at a high rate of speed and possibly ran the light at Jefferson/Engle and collided with vehicle 2 that was traveling south on Engle Rd.

The driver of vehicle 2 (adult female) was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics. The driver of vehicle 1 (adult male) was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It is believed that speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the accident. A blood draw and toxicology analysis will be performed on driver 1 of the accident, which is standard procedure for all fatal accidents.

This incident remains under investigation by the FWPD F.A.C.T team (fatal accident crash team), Allen County Coroners and Prosecutors Offices.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers at (260) 229-7867 or toll-free at 1-800-237-7867 or the Fort Wayne Police Department Detective Bureau at 427-1201. You can also use the P3 app on your Android phone or Apple phone here. They are also available on Facebook. You can submit your tip anonymously.

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