Man in critical condition after crashing car into tree

December 3, 2018 GMT

A man is in critical condition after crashing his car into a tree Sunday evening.

Police were called at 8:54 p.m. to Lima Valley and Northbury drives on a report of an accident with injury, according to a news release. When officers arrived, they found a single-vehicle crash with a man suffering serious injuries. He was taken to a hospital where he was downgraded to critical.

Police believe the driver was heading northbound on Lima Road before turning west on Lima Valley Drive. He left the north side of the road for an unknown reason and struck the tree. Investigators said speed and alcohol appear to be possible factors in the crash, and witnesses reported the man driving recklessly, according to the news release.


Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact police. The crash remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office.