Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 4 responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Penn Avenue and Linden Street just after 8:30 p.m.
When they arrived on scene they found a female in her late 50’s who had been crossing the street outside of the crosswalk when she was hit by a vehicle traveling westbound toward Fifth Avenue.
She was treated at the scene by medics and transported to Presbyterian Hospital in critical condition.
The Collision Investigation Unit arrived to process the scene.
Police are investigating.
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