Crime & Safety Report: April 23-29 Edition

| April 23, 2014

Motorcyclist injured in single vehicle accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:55 a.m., April 18, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the report of a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in the intersection of Main Street and Watkins Street. On arrival officers found an unresponsive adult male down in the middle of the street near his Harley Davidson motorcycle. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was admitted in critical.

Investigators have determined that the motorcycle was traveling westbound on Main Street and for an unknown reason traveled left of center struck a parked van flipped ejecting the male. At this time it is not known if alcohol and or drugs played a role in this accident.

During the investigation Main Street was closed to vehicular traffic between Runnion and Fry streets for approximately two-and-a-half hours.

This incident is being investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Coroner’s office.


Woman found suffering from suspicious injuries

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7 p.m., April 17, Fort Wayne Police were called to assist fire and medic personnel at the scene of a reported fall of an individual located at 1724 Tecumseh St. Once on the scene, officials found a female adult down in the home unresponsive. She was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Investigators indicated they were suspicious regarding the account that the adult male residing in the house with the woman provided. The male subsequently was transported from the scene to the detective bureau where he was interviewed by investigators.

No arrest had been made at at press time.

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

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