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Male in Critical Condition Following Single Vehicle Crash

Date: January 17, 2024
Incident Type: Collision
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Just before 8 a.m., Police, Fire, and EMS were dispatched to single vehicle collision into a jersey barrier at the Hazlett St. exit.

The male driver was trapped inside the vehicle, which had caught fire. Firefighters extinguished the fire and the male was extricated from the vehicle. 

Medics initially transported the patient in serious condition with injuries to his lower extremities, but he was later downgraded to critical condition.

The Collision Investigation Unit responded to the scene to investigate. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2024-01-17
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov