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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:   03/19/2012   

 

Allen County Police Car Collides with Van

 

 

Investigation Details:

 

On 3/19/2012 at approximately 1010 hours an Allen County Sheriff’s Officer was responding to a personal injury accident when he collided with a van.  The officer was east bound on Dupont road when the driver of a white van entered the intersection from north bound Diebold.  The officer then struck the van on the driver’s side at the intersection of Dupont and Diebold.  Two females and one male occupied the van.  One female was in serious condition while the other had minor injuries.  The male driver of the van was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.  The officer sustained minor injuries.  The officer did have his emergency lights and sirens activated when the crash occurred.  This crash remains under investigation.   

 

CONTACT:   Corporal Jeremy Tinkel

                        Public Information Officer

                        260-449-7294 / 260-615-6715