Public Safety Blotter Articles

Serious Solo Vehicle Crash Investigated

Date: June 14, 2019
Incident Type: Vehicle Crash
Location: Spring Garden

Pittsburgh Fire, EMS and Police responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on the 1600 block of Spring Garden Avenue around 2:40 a.m.


First responders found a heavily-damaged vehicle that had struck a fence and wooden phone pole. The driver, who was the lone occupant, was trapped in the car.


Fire and EMS extricated the patient and began CPR. He was transported to Allegheny General Hospital in critical condition.


Pittsburgh Bureau of Police’s Collision Investigation Unit arrived on scene and is investigating the crash.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri