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UPDATE: Pittsburgh Police Motorcycle Unit Clipped by Vehicle on South Side

Date: August 26, 2021
Incident Type: Collision
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

UPDATE: 08/27/21 at 1:57 p.m.

Police arrested Teaira Green, 25, of Wilkinsburg. Green is charged with Reckless Driving, Aggravated Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, and Accidents Involving Death or Personal Injury While Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Controlled Substances.

Original incident details:

Police officers working on the South Side responded to E. Carson St. at S.18th St. for a Pittsburgh Police motorcycle unit that was clipped by a passing vehicle just before 11:15 p.m.

EMS responded to evaluate the male officer who reported experiencing some back pain. He was transported to the hospital for further evaluation.

The female driver of the vehicle was detained at the scene and taken to undergo sobriety testing.

The Collision Investigation Unit responded to investigate.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-08-26
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov