October 19, 2020
(Fishers, Indiana) – Fishers police investigate a fatal motor vehicle crash on 116th Street near Belle Plaine Blvd.
Around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 17th the Fishers Police Department responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a blue Mercedes passenger car and a white Toyota passenger car. Upon arrival officers observed both vehicles in the eastbound lanes of 116th Street. The Toyota was fully engulfed in flames. The driver, of the Mercedes, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital by Paramedics from the Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services. The driver of the Toyota was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Based on evidence gathered at the scene and witness statements the crash occurred when the Mercedes struck the rear of the Toyota. During the initial investigation probable cause was established to believe the driver of the Mercedes was intoxicated at the time of the crash. After receiving medical treatment, the suspect was transported to the Hamilton County Jail without incident.
Media Personnel – Please direct any further questions, regarding this case, to the Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The Hamilton County Coroner’s Office may release the name of the deceased once positive identification has been made
Driver #1:(Arrested) Dario Chagollan
26 years old
Charge: Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Death
Level 4 Felony
Held: Hamilton County Jail
Driver #2 (Deceased) Female
57 years old
A charge is merely an accusation and the arrested person(s) is presumed innocent until proven guilty