Fishers police arrest intoxicated driver following fatal crash

CIF COM 1027 fatal crash
Dario Chagollan

Fishers Police Dept. arrested 26-year-old Dario Chagollan, Fishers, after the FPD responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash at 1:30 a.m. Oct. 17 in the eastbound lanes of 116th Street near Belle Plaine Boulevard.

The crash involved a blue Mercedes passenger car, driven by Chagollan, and a white Toyota passenger car driven by a 57-year-old Carmel woman. FPD did not release the name of the Carmel woman. Upon arrival, the Toyota was engulfed in flames. Chagollan suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital by paramedics, and the Carmel woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Based upon evidence gathered at the scene and witness statement, the crash occurred when the Mercedes struck the rear of the Toyota. Evidence also showed probable cause that Chagollan was intoxicated at the time of the crash. After receiving medical treatment, Chagollan was transported to the Hamilton County Jail.