Fort Wayne motel damaged after hit-and-run

The Travel Inn on Coliseum Blvd. in Fort Wayne was struck by a driver who then fled the scene. Part of the buildings covered awning area collapsed because of it.

Posted: Aug 23, 2019 11:06 AM
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 12:44 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Fort Wayne Police were called to the Travel Inn on Coliseum Boulevard in Fort Wayne around 1:00 a.m. Friday morning after someone ran into a beam supporting part of an overhang, causing it to collapse.

Police spoke with witnesses on the scene and reviewed video tape from the motel and determined the driver was a resident at the inn.

Police tracked down the driver of the vehicle and was cited for leaving the scene of an accident.

No one was reported injured in the incident.

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