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Police, Fire, EMS Respond for Pedestrians Struck by Vehicle in Lawrenceville

Date: January 30, 2021
Incident Type: Vehicle v. Pedestrian
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2, EMS, and Fire responded for reports of two pedestrians who had been struck by a vehicle on Stanton Avenue just before Butler Street.

When first responders arrived on scene they found a vehicle on the sidewalk against the wall of Allegheny Cemetery with a female victim trapped underneath. She was conscious and speaking with medics from Rescue 1 who used airbags to lift the vehicle and extricate her. She was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

A male pedestrian who was also struck and hit the hood of the vehicle was transported in stable condition.

The female driver of the vehicle was alert and conscious. She was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

The exact cause of the collision is under investigation.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz