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Pittsburgh Police, Fire, and EMS Respond to Dirt Bike Collision in South Side Flats

Date: December 16, 2023
Incident Type: Collision
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police, Fire, and EMS were dispatched to East Carson Street between South 11th Street and South 12th Street for reports of a dirt bike collision at approximately 9:10 p.m.

Arriving units located an adult male in the street with significant injuries to all four limbs, his ribs, and internal bleeding. He was conscious, alert, and speaking with officers and medics.

Medic 4 transported the male in critical condition to UPMC Mercy where he was taken into surgery.

The initial investigation indicates the male was driving a dirt bike recklessly and lost control.

The Collision Investigation Unit is investigating.


Reporting PIO:
Emily Bourne

2023-12-16
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov