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Police Respond to Vehicle Crashed into Pole on North Side

Date: March 24, 2020
Incident Type: Vehicle Crash
Location: Zone 1

Just after 1 a.m. Pittsburgh Police from Zone 1 responded to a 9-1-1 call for a vehicle that had struck a pole on the 1900 block of N. Charles Street.

When officers arrived on scene they found a vehicle, which had been reported stolen the night before, that had crashed into a telephone pole. Wires were strewn on the ground. 

Five people - three juvenile males, one juvenile female, and an adult male - were found a short distance away and questioned by police. The female had an injury to her head and requested to see medics.

Duquesne Light arrived to clean up the wires and the stolen vehicle was recovered by police.

The investigation is ongoing. 




Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz