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Police, Fire and EMS Responded To a Fatal Vehicle Collision In South Side Slopes

Date: October 12, 2020
Incident Type: Fatal Collision
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a multivehicle collision on the 2100 block of S 18th street around 7:20 a.m.

When first responders arrived, they discovered a minivan and cement truck involved in a head on collision. The minivan struck an empty third vehicle parked along the street.

Police shutdown S 18th Street in both directions.

The driver of the truck was able to exit on his own. Medics transported him in stable condition.

 The male driver of the minivan was extricated by EMS and transported in critical condition. The single passenger in the minivan was pronounced deceased by medics.  

The Collision Investigation Unit arrived to process the scene and will determine a cause.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews