One dead, one critical in separate Pittsburgh crashes

| Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 6:24 p.m.

One man was killed and another critically injured in separate crashes Tuesday afternoon in Pittsburgh.

An Ambridge man, 52, died of injuries sustained when his motorcycle crashed into a tree at 5:51 p.m. in the 100 block of Panther Hollow Road in Schenley Park, a spokesman for the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said. The motorcyclist, whose name was being withheld pending notification of relatives, was taken to UPMC Mercy, Uptown, where he died at 6:16 p.m.

The other crash occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m. when a car struck a utility pole at the intersection of Bedford and Crawford avenues in the Hill District, dispatchers said. The motorist was being treated at UPMC Mercy.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.


Show commenting policy