Tree falls on passing SUV on Bigelow Boulevard in Pittsburgh, driver hurt
A woman was taken to a local hospital in stable condition after a tree fell on her Ford Expedition on Wednesday evening as she drove along Bigelow Boulevard in Pittsburgh.
A police spokeswoman said the woman, who was not identified, suffered facial cuts.
The mishap occurred in the inbound lanes in the 2300 block of Bigelow near Frank Curto Park.
A tweet from Allegheny County’s account said that the boulevard was shut down for a time in both directions due to the tree completely blocking the roadway.
An Allegheny County 911 dispatcher said the accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. and the boulevard reopened about 20 minutes later. No other injuries were reported.
Happening NOW — Firefighters are digging through mangled branches, debris at crash along Bigelow Boulevard near Bedford Dwellings.
Outbound lane is closed, causing traffic to back up toward Downtown #Pittsburgh
— Natasha Lindstrom (@NewsNatasha) November 28, 2019