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PBP Officer Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash

Date: November 10, 2019
Incident Type: Vehicle Collision
Location: Zone 1

A Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officer was injured when an impaired, wrong-way driver crashed into his vehicle.

The Zone 1 officer was driving down Jacksonia Street, which is one-way, around 6:40 p.m. An SUV going the wrong way up Jacksonia crashed head-on into the police vehicle.

The officer suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The driver of the SUV, Nicholas Najeski, was not injured. However, he was arrested on DUI and related charges.

The Collision Investigation Unit is investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri