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Pittsburgh Police Search for Driver Involved in Hit and Run with Pedestrian

Date: December 16, 2020
Incident Type: Pedestrian Hit and Run
Location: Zone 4

Later in the evening on December 13, a man reported to Pittsburgh Police that he had been the victim of a hit and run collision while walking on Craft Avenue and Forbes Avenue shortly after 5 p.m.

The man told police he had stepped off of a Port Authority bus at Fifth Avenue and proceeded to walk down Craft Avenue on the sidewalk. At the intersection of Craft at Forbes, he was crossing the street on a green light when a maroon-colored sedan ran the red light, striking him, and sending him onto the hood of the car.

The man told police he remembered making eye contact with a middle-aged female driver before hitting the pavement. 

The driver did not stop to render aid. It's believed she continued up Craft Avenue towards Fifth Avenue or continued straight on Forbes Avenue into Oakland. 

The vehicle make and model is not known.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact Pittsburgh Police Zone 4 at (412) 422-6520 or (412) 422-6578.



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz