Fort Wayne, IN Carriage Accident, Nov 1894


Fred Olds Badly Injured on East DeWald Street.


Fred, the 5 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olds, of 293 Hanna street, visited his grand yarents{sic}, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Holds, at 131 East DeWald street, yesterday. In the evening he was at play in the street, when a couple passed by in a carriage. The driver was handling his horse very recklessly and was apparently drunk. The boy was knocked down and the wheels of the carriage ran over the back of his head, neck and right shoulder. When picked up he was unconscious and bleeding. Dr. J. E. Miller was called and in a few hours the lad showed signs of improvement. He is considered out of danger this afternoon.

Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 5 Nov 1894