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Police and fire

  • Driver crashes, dies after police chase
    Debris and wreckage littered the highway Wednesday as a section of Airport Expressway was closed for the evening after a violent crash left one man dead at the end of a police pursuit.
  • Wheelie leads to collision
    The woman sat on the sidewalk, smothering her face in towels and tissues as three men put their arms around her. Just up the street, amid the destroyed motorcycle and debris littering the road, was her son.
  • Area near I-469, Auburn Road reopens after gas leak
    The roads around Interstate 469 and Auburn Road have been cleared and reopened after a construction crew hit a gas line this morning, requiring patients and staff from two medical buildings to be evacuated for a time, Fort Wayne firefighters said.
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Crash snarls northbound I-69

Northbound Interstate 69 was closed Friday morning in Huntington County because of a crash involving several vehicles.

Update: As of 10:34 a.m., the right lane remained closed.

The Indiana State Police said shortly after 8:30 a.m. that the road was closed at the 290-mile marker.

It said that the Indiana Department of Transportations would be be diverting northbound traffic onto U.S. 224 at exit 286.

INDOT's website said at 9 a.m. that a tractor-trailer rig overturned three miles north of Markle and that only emergency vehicles were permitted in the area.

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