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UPDATE: Chartiers REOPENS After Downed Pole

Date: July 10, 2019
Incident Type: Vehicle Crash
Location: Zone 6
Summary:

UPDATE: Chartiers Avenue reopened shortly before 9 a.m.

ORIGINAL POST: A section of Chartiers Avenue is closed after a pickup truck hit a power pole and brought down several live wires around 7:15 a.m.

The driver struck the pole near the intersection of Chartiers and Straka Street. He was uninjured and no other vehicles were involved.

Chartiers remains closed while crews clear the power lines.

Police are investigating, but the crash appears to be accidental.


Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri

2019-07-10
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov