FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — An early morning crash involving alcohol on Sunday left several people injured closing the main Fort Wayne roadway for several hours, according to police.
On Sunday at approximately 1:11 a.m., the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of West Jefferson Blvd. and Catalpa Street regarding a two-vehicle collision with injuries.
Dispatch received several calls indicating the crash involved a Dodge Charger and a Chevrolet Equinox.
Officers said when they arrived on the scene they found three people in each vehicle.
All six people had varying degrees of injuries and were transported to local hospitals for medical treatment, investigators said.
Physicians told police one person in the Charger and two occupants in the Equinox were suffering life-threatening injuries.
Investigators said alcohol and speeding were contributing factors in the crash regarding the Dodge Charger's driver.
Preliminary information from officers indicates the Dodge Charger was traveling eastbound on Jefferson Blvd. and the Chevy Equinox was traveling westbound on Jefferson Blvd.
Then investigators said Charger crossed the centerline and struck the Equinox.
Jefferson Boulevard was closed to all traffic between Lindenwood Avenue and Main Street while investigators processed the scene.