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Police, Fire, EMS Respond to Fatal Crash

Date: May 14, 2019
Incident Type: Fatal Crash
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Police, Fire and EMS responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on the onramp to the Ft. Duquesne Bridge, near the intersection of Allegheny and Ridge avenues, around 1:30 a.m.

First Responders found a car on its hood and an injured female outside the car. Inside the car officials located a deceased male.

The woman was transported to Allegheny General Hospital in stable condition. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office took possession of the male.

The Police Bureau’s Collision Investigation Unit responded to the scene and is investigating the cause of the crash. Per the initial investigation, the vehicle travelled from Reedsdale Street before losing control and crashing on the onramp. The investigation is ongoing.

The onramp and Allegheny Avenue were closed while investigators processed the scene.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri


UPDATE: Investigators have determined that the deceased male was the driver of the vehicle. The injured female was the passenger.

The investigation continues.