On September 24, 2021, at 7:16 PM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5200 block of Stellhorn Road in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries.
Vehicle Crash with Life-Threatening Injuries
Date: September 24, 2021
Time: 7:16 PM
Location: 5200 block of Stellhorn Road
On Friday, 09/24/2021, at approximately 7:16 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of 5200 Block of Stellhorn Road in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries. Dispatch received several calls indicating the crash involved one occupant being pinned inside the vehicle. Officers arrived on scene and determined the crash involved a Ford Expedition and a Ford Taurus, each with male drivers. The driver of the Taurus was still pinned inside the vehicle. Both drivers were transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. Physicians advised the driver of the Taurus suffered life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Expedition suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Preliminary information indicates the Taurus was traveling Westbound on Stellhorn Rd and the Expedition was traveling Southbound on Manistee Dr and failed to yield. The Expedition entered the traffic lane and struck the Taurus. Investigators indicated excessive speed as a contributing factor in the crash.
Stellhorn Road, between Reed Rd and Woodway Dr, will remain closed to all traffic while Crash Investigators process the scene. This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department.
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.