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Police, Fire, EMS Respond to Single Vehicle Crash into Building in Shadyside

Date: November 21, 2020
Incident Type: Collision/DUI
Location: Zone 4
Summary:

Just before 4:30 a.m. Pittsburgh Police from Zone 4 responded to a single vehicle collision in the 6000 block of Centre Avenue.

When officers arrived, EMS and Fire were attending to the female driver and sole occupant of a vehicle that had struck and damaged the front of a business and some construction scaffolding.

The driver complained of a head injury, but refused transport to the hospital. When asked by officers, the driver agreed to complete a field sobriety test, which she failed. She was arrested at the scene and transported to take a second field sobriety test, as well as a breathalyzer test.

She was charged with DUI and Careless Driving and will appear by summons.

The vehicle was towed from the scene. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2020-11-21
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov