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UPDATE: Police Investigate Collision Involving Police Cruiser

Date: July 9, 2019
Incident Type: Vehicle Collision
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

UPDATE:

The original post stated that the crash happened on July 8. The correct date was July 9. Public Safety regrets the error.

ORIGINAL POST:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 5 responded to reports of a collision involving one of its police cruisers on Frankstown Avenue near N. Homewood Avenue just after 3:00 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene they found that a large truck had rear-ended the cruiser.

One officer was transported to UPMC Mercy to be evaluated for a possible head injury.

The Police Collision Investigation Unit is investigating.

 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2019-07-09
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov