Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police, Fire, EMS Respond to Pedestrian Hit and Run Downtown

Date: August 2, 2019
Incident Type: Vehicle v. Pedestrian
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 2, EMS and Fire, responded to 911 calls of a male struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Seventh Street and Fort Duquesne Boulevard downtown, just before 4:30 a.m.

The vehicle did not stay at the scene.

When first responders arrived they found a male victim lying in a crosswalk on Fort Duquesne Boulevard. He had suffered severe head injuries and a compound fracture to one ankle.

He was transported by EMS to AGH in critical condition.

The Bureau’s Collision Investigation Unit arrived to process the scene.

There were no witnesses and no description of the vehicle. 

Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz