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DATE:                        October 9, 2011


2 Critical After SUV Strikes Scooter and Car


DETAILS:   At approximately 7:00 AM on October 9, 2011 the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to vehicle crash on Coldwater Road just South of Perry Lakes Drive.

          According to reports, a teal Ford Contour and a scooter were stopped in the South bound lane of Coldwater Road for an unknown reason.  Both subjects, M/W/41 from Ft. Wayne and M/W/40 from Avilla, Indiana were in the roadway out of their respective vehicles.  A white GMC Acadia occupied by a M/W/62 (driver) and a F/W/60 were South bound on Coldwater Road when they struck the car, scooter, and the two male subjects from behind. 

          1 subject was flown to a local hospital via Samaritan in critical condition.  The other male was transported via EMS in serious condition.  The driver and passenger of the white SUV were not injured.  This crash remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department. 

          As of 10:00 AM October 9, 2011 both subjects are listed in critical condition. 



CONTACT:           Corporal Jeremy Tinkel

                             Public Information Officer

                             (260) 615-6715