FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A man died in a crash northeast of downtown Fort Wayne Sunday afternoon.

According to Fort Wayne Police, an elderly man drove off the road and crashed into a pole and a tree near the intersection of N. Anthony Boulevard and Tilden Avenue near Lakeside Park.

The man was pronounced dead at an area hospital after he was rushed there in life-threatening condition.

Numerous police vehicles were in the area while detectives investigated the scene.

A maroon car could be seen sitting in a yard where the crash took place.