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UPDATE: Serious Collision in Shadyside Sends Three Patients to the Hospital

Date: November 27, 2022
Incident Type: Collision
Location: Zone 4

EMS, Fire and Police responded to reports of a three vehicle crash involving a Penn Hills medic unit and a vehicle at 5th Avenue and Morewood Avenue just after 11 p.m.

Pittsburgh EMS found the male driver of the Penn Hills medic unit in cardiac arrest. Medic 9 transported him to the hospital in life-threatening condition. He was later pronounced deceased in the hospital.

The male passenger in the medic unit suffered head trauma, facial lacerations, and a possible concussion. Medic 14 transported him in stable condition.

The driver of the vehicle was complaining of abdominal pain and Medic 12 took him to the hospital in stable condition. A third vehicle was struck as a result of the initial collision. No one was injured.

There were no patients in the ambulance at the time of the crash.

The Collision Investigation Unit was requested to investigate.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz