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Police Respond To Reckless Driver in the South Side

Date: November 21, 2021
Incident Type: Collision
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Police Zone 3 officers were notified of a reckless driver in the South Side.

Police located the vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the 1500 block of E Carson Street around 12:45 a.m.

The driver fled from the officer striking a marked Pittsburgh Bureau of Police vehicle at 17th and E Carson.

One officer avoided being run over by the suspect during the low speed pursuit.

The male continued weaving in and out of opposing traffic before crashing.

There were no injuries and the suspect was taken into custody.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews