UPDATE Traffic Crash Leaves Two in Critical Condition
715 S. Calhoun St. Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: October 14, 2008
Traffic Crash Leaves Two in Critical Condition
The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a two vehicle crash that occurred on Bluffton Road south of Yoder Road this morning. At approximately 6:42 a.m., a green Ford mini-van, driven by a M/W/ 33, was northbound in the 16000 block of Bluffton Road just south of Yoder Road when it crossed the center line and crashed into a maroon Toyota being driven by a M/46. Both drivers were flown to Parkview Hospital in critical condition. Officers determined that alcohol may have been a contributing factor. The crash remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the F.A.C.T. Team.
Driver #1: Jeffrey Eugene Conn (Serious Condition)
Preliminary BAC % approximately 3X the legal limit.
Driver #2: Salem Abbas Al-Abedali (Critical Condition)
CONTACT: Steven A. Stone
Public Information Officer