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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

DATE:             October 14, 2008

 

UPDATE

 

Traffic Crash Leaves Two in Critical Condition

                                     

Details:

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)

                   M/W/33

                   Fort Wayne

                   Preliminary BAC % approximately 3X  the legal limit.

 

 

Driver #2:    Salem Abbas Al-Abedali  (Critical Condition)

                   M/46

                   Fort Wayne

 

CONTACT: Steven A. Stone

                   Public Information Officer

                        260-449-4954