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UPDATE: Two Pedestrians Struck in Hill District

Date: March 9, 2020
Incident Type: Vehicle vs Pedestrian
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and EMS responded to a report of a vehicle striking two pedestrians near the intersection of Bedford Avenue and Chauncey Drive shortly before 10 p.m.

Per the initial investigation: Zone 2 officers spotted a stolen vehicle and got behind it but did not initiate a pursuit. The vehicle sped away and struck two people. The victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries (conditions unavailable).

Officers detained two juveniles who were in the vehicle. Police continue to look for the suspected driver, a female who ran from the car after striking the pedestrians.

Police are investigating, which includes seeking witnesses and possible video.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Zone 2 detectives at (412) 255-2827.

UPDATE (8:42 a.m., March 10, 2020) -- The two pedestrians transported to a local hospital last night were admitted in stable condition. No arrests at this time. Police continue to investigate. 

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri