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Police Investigate Hit and Run Involving Motorcycle

Date: August 9, 2019
Incident Type: Hit and Run
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 3 responded to reports of a hit and run involving a vehicle and a motorcycle near Brownsville Road at Sankey Avenue at approximately 6:45 a.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019.

When Pittsburgh Police arrived, a police officer from nearby Brentwood Police had already arrived on scene. The Brentwood officer told Pittsburgh Police that a witness observed a male victim riding his motorcycle inbound towards the City when he had the left turn signal at Brownsville Road at Maytide Street.

The witness stated that a yellow Chevrolet Camaro went through the light and struck the victim’s motorcycle as he was making the left turn.

The victim was transported by EMS to Mercy Hospital in stable condition with injuries to his leg and back.

The driver of the Camaro did not stay at the scene. There is no description of the driver.

Police collected evidence at the scene and are reviewing all video footage.

Pittsburgh Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz