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Pedestrians hit by vehicle in South Side

| Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, 11:06 p.m.

Three pedestrians were injured Friday night when they were struck by a vehicle in the South Side.

Pittsburgh police were called about 10:35 p.m. to the accident near the intersection of East Carson Street and the Birmingham Bridge.

Emergency dispatchers were told that a woman was taken to UPMC Presbyterian in Oakland with neck and back injuries and that an 18-year-old man was taken to UPMC Mercy, Uptown, with abdominal injuries. A third person suffered injuries to his extremities, dispatchers were told. Two people in the car may have suffered minor injuries.

Police closed East Carson Street from the bridge to 24th Street for city accident reconstruction specialists.

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