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Mo-ped rider in critical condition after collision with truck

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 12:46 pm

A mo-ped rider is in critical condition after his mo-ped and a pickup collided on Friday morning east of downtown Fort Wayne.

Fort Wayne Police say that the wreck happened at about 10:15 a.m. Friday at the corner of South Anthony Boulevard and East Washington Boulevard. Their preliminary investigation indicates the crash happened when the mo-ped was traveling south on Anthony and turned east onto Washington at the same time the truck was traveling north on Anthony and also turned east onto Washington.

The mo-ped rider was taken to a local hospital, where he remains in critical condition. The pickup's driver was also taken to a local hospital in fair condition.

At this time, the Fatal Alcohol Crash Team is investigating the incident and processing evidence. The wreck is still being investigated by Fort Wayne Police and the Allen County Prosecutor's Office.