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EMS, Fire,and Police Responded To a Vehicle On Railroad Tracks

Date: May 15, 2021
Incident Type: Rescue
Location: Zone 6

Shortly before 9 a.m., a Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officer from Zone 6, spotted a vehicle along railroad tracks on the 2900 block of W Carson Street.

The officer walked over noticed a male driver and female passenger inside of the vehicle.

Police shutdown one lane of W Carson Street to traffic while checking on the victims.

Pittsburgh EMS, and Pittsburgh Firefighters arrived on the scene to extricate the elderly couple inside.

Medics from Rescue 1 and firefighters extricated the victims and carried them over the railing.

Both were transported in stable condition to a local hospital to be evaluated.

Police believe the vehicle may have entered the CSX rails from a service road in McKees Rocks.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews