FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating a crash in southwest Fort Wayne. The crash left a man in life-threatening condition, according to police.

Authorities responded to a crash on Friday just before 5:00 p.m. at the intersection of Randall and Covington roads.

When police arrived, they found two cars only containing the drivers, who were only identified as adult men.

Authorities said the two men were transported to a hospital, with one man being in life-threatening condition and the other man being in non-life-threatening condition.

Authorities investigate the scene of a crash near the intersection of Randall and Covington roads.
Authorities investigate the scene of a crash at the intersection of Randall and Covington roads.

An initial investigation indicated that one of the drivers was heading eastbound on Covington Road at a high rate of speed before he lost control and went into the other lane, resulting in a head-on collision with the man who was heading westbound, according to police.

The crash is still under investigation, and authorities are taking measurements and collecting evidence to figure out exactly what happened.

Authorities shut down a stretch of Covington Road in the area for a few hours as they investigated, but Google Maps showed traffic in the area had cleared up as of 10:00 p.m.