FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Police say a driver is dead after a head-on collision with a semi tractor-trailer Monday morning in the area southeast of the Fort Wayne airport.
The Allen County Sheriff's Department says at 5:19 a.m. Monday officers responded to the 11900 block of Bluffton Road, just south of the Winters Road intersection regarding a crash.
Allen County Sheriff's Department
The two vehicles involved in the collision were a semi, hauling 30,000 pounds of axles, and a 2006 Ford Taurus.
Investigators say, for unknown reasons, the driver of the Ford Taurus which was traveling northbound on Bluffton Road crossed the center line and collided head-on with the semi going southbound.
Officers say the male driver, and the only person in the vehicle during the crash, was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The driver of the semi was not injured.
The crash is under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.