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Vehicle Into House Results in Minor Injuries

Date: October 28, 2020
Incident Type: Vehicle into House
Location: North Side
Summary:

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire and Police responded to a report of a vehicle into a house near the intersection of Brighton Road and Brighton Place shortly before 5 p.m.

The driver, a 24-year-old male, had crashed into a home where Brighton Place branches off Brighton Road, causing major damage to the brick three-story house and the vehicle. The driver was ejected and trapped under debris.

First Responders dug the man out of the debris, and medics stabilized him. The man was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

Two people were home but were not injured.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

The house's back wall sustained major damage, and a PLI investigator condemned the residence. The American Red Cross is assisting the family with shelter tonight. 

 

 


Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri

2020-10-28
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov