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Pittsburgh Bureau EMS & Bureau of Fire Rescue Woman from Hillside in Mount Washington

Date: October 23, 2022
Incident Type: Rescue
Location: Mount Washington

At approximately 10:30 p.m. on October 23, Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS and Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to help a woman that fell approximately 20 feet over a hillside on East Sycamore Street. 

The woman had been on a bicycle when her brakes failed. She hit a median before tumbling down the hill and becoming stuck. 

Rescue 2, Medic 8 and 27 Engine responded to the scene. 

The woman sustained multiple injuries, including one to her leg. She was conscious during the rescue. 

First responders were able to utilize a backboard to lift her off the hill. 

She was transported to a local hospital in serious but stable condition. 



Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller