FWPD: Vehicle pursuit with accident and injuries

vehicle pursuit

On June 21st, 2021, at 9:43 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Violent Crimes and Gang Unit attempted to stop a vehicle around Fry and West Main Streets.

Pursuit with accident/injuries

Date: June 22, 2021

Location: the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and West Main Street

Time: 9:43 pm


On June 21st, 2021 at approximately 9:43pm FWPD Officers with the Violent Crimes and Gang Unit attempted to stop a vehicle in a traffic stop around Fry St. and W. Main St. The vehicle fled from Officers and was occupied by 4 occupants. During the course of the pursuit a gun was tossed from the vehicle, which was later recovered by Officers. The suspect vehicle ran the red light at Fairfield and Main St. traveling South bound on Fairfield and collided with another vehicle that was driving West bound on Main St. The vehicle that was headed West bound on Main was occupied by an adult female and a 4 year old child. The 4 year old child sustained moderate injury in the collision. The child was in a booster seat incorrectly and was transported to a local hospital in non-life threatening condition.

The driver of the suspect vehicle was taken to a local hospital for a possible blood draw for impairment testing. The driver of the suspect vehicle and a passenger in that vehicle have charges pending. The other two passengers in the suspect vehicle were released. This incident remains under investigation by the Violent Crimes and Gang Unit, FACT Team, and the Prosecutor’s Office.

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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