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Police, Fire, and EMS Respond to Collision Involving Medic Unit

Date: July 12, 2021
Incident Type: Collision
Location: Zone 4
Summary:

Police, Fire, and EMS responded to reports of a collision at the intersection of Ellsworth Avenue and S. Aiken Ave. at approximately 2:20 p.m.

Once on scene, first responders observed a City medic unit, Medic 11, that had struck an SUV in the intersection while responding to an emergency call.

EMS Rescue 1 and Rescue 2 extricated a male driver who was entrapped in the SUV. 

He was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

The two female paramedics inside the medic unit were able to self-extricate. They were evaluated on scene and later transported to the hospital in stable condition.

There were no patients inside the ambulance at the time of the collision. 

The exact cause is being investigated.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-07-12
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov