Northern Allen County crash leaves one person dead

ALLEN CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – The Allen County Sheriff’s Department says that a woman is dead after her car hit a truck in northern Allen County on Thursday afternoon.

Just after 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Coldwater Road and East Fitch Road on reports of the crash. Police say for an unknown reason, the car that was heading southbound collided with the pickup truck that was driving north.

The roadway was closed until 4:30 Thursday afternoon for the investigation.

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department released the following:

On January 13, 2022, at approximately 1:35 P.M., officers with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of Coldwater Road & Fitch Road, reference a two-vehicle crash.

The initial investigation indicates that a pickup truck was traveling northbound on Coldwater Road, south of Fitch Road, and a passenger car was traveling southbound at the same location. For unknown reasons at this time, the two vehicles struck one another nearly head-on.

The driver of the passenger car was an adult female, who had life-threatening injuries at the scene. She was transported by medics to a local hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. The adult male driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries.