IMPD investigating following fatal crash on the city’s northwest side

(WISH Photo/Ron Nakasone)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Officers are investigating following a car crash on the city’s northwest side.

It happened Thursday around 5:15 p.m. at the intersection of Kessler Boulevard North Drive and Sylvan Road, near West 44th Street.

Officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to the scene after reports of a serious two-car crash.

Crews from the Indianapolis Fire Department arrived on the scene to find a damaged sedan and an inverted pickup truck. IFD worked to extract the driver of the sedan, who was later was pronounced dead on the scene. He has since been identified as 31-year-old Marcus Tumblin.

The driver of the truck, awake and breathing, was taken to Methodist Hospital.

According to police, witnesses say the sedan was driving southbound on Kessler Boulevard North Drive when the vehicle crossed the center line, colliding with the truck head-on.

Anyone with information about this accident may contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).

Information given to Crime Stoppers is considered anonymous.

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