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Tow Truck Struck - 04.20.21 (PA)


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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two people were seriously hurt in a crash involving a tow truck.


Police say a pickup truck collided with a tow truck on West Saw Mill Run Boulevard near Crane Avenue on Tuesday evening.


A woman was thrown from the pickup truck and critically injured.


A man driving the pickup truck was last listed in serious condition.


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Jeff Himler, Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa.

Wed, April 21, 2021, 6:03 AM·1 min read


Apr. 21—Three people were injured, one critically, in a Tuesday evening collision of a tow truck and pickup truck on Route 51 in Pittsburgh.


A female passenger was ejected from the pickup truck and was in critical condition, according to a Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman. The pickup's male driver was in serious condition, the spokeswoman said. Both were taken by ambulance to a local hospital.


The male driver of the tow truck suffered a shoulder injury, according to the spokeswoman. The truck is owned by McGann and Chester, she said.


The crash was reported just after 6:30 p.m. on West Saw Mill Run Boulevard, near Crane Avenue.


The Pittsburgh Police Collision Investigation Unit responded, and the investigation is continuing.


Additional details weren't immediately available.



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