Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police, Fire, EMS Respond for A Single Vehicle Crash, One Male Injured

Date: January 1, 2023
Incident Type: Collision
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Just before two a.m, Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3, Pittsburgh Fire and EMS were dispatched for a single vehicle crash into a structure in the 4100 block of East Carson.

When they arrived on scene the vehicle was almost fully engulfed in flames, which PBF Engine 24 extinguished. The building and Duquesne Light poles had also sustained damage.

The male driver of the vehicle was located with a serious injury to his wrist and transported in stable condition to the hospital by medics.

There was an initial concern that there were other people inside the vehicle at the time of the crash, but Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire and family members of the victim were able to confirm the driver had been the sole occupant of the vehicle.

The vehicle was towed from the scene and the cause of the crash will be investigated.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2023-01-01
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov


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