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Police Respond To Collision in Allegheny Commons

Date: October 29, 2021
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Police responded to the 300 block of Cedar Avenue around 6:50 p.m. for a reported vehicle that struck a tree.

When Zone 1 officers arrived, they located the vehicle at the intersection of Cedar Avenue and East Ohio Street.

Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop, giving verbal commands for the driver to exit. The driver fled through Allegheny Commons Park, before striking a second tree, and nearly running over officers.

The driver stuck a third object that disabled the vehicle. He was taken into custody without incident.

Medics transported him to a local hospital for minor injuries suffered during the collision.

There were no injuries to officers or civilians in the park.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews