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Cyclist Injured in Crash; Medic Goes Into Cardiac Arrest During Rescue

Date: April 29, 2020
Incident Type: Bicycle Accident
Location: Nine Mile Run Hollow

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, Police and Park Rangers responded to a report of a cyclist who had a struck a tree and gone down a hillside in Nine Mile Run Hollow around 6 p.m.

The male was located and removed from a wooded area in a basket. Medics transported him to UPMC Presbyterian in critical condition.

During the rescue, a medic from Rescue 1 went into cardiac arrest. The medic was resuscitated on scene and transported to a local hospital in serious but stable condition.

Note: The closest address to this wooded location is the 1200 block of Commercial Street. Any updates will be provided through the Blotter.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri