News: 1 critically injured as vehicle hits pole in downtown Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH, PA — One person was hospitalized early Thursday after a single-vehicle accident in downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, reports WPXI.
The collision occurred near the intersection of Grant Street and Fort Pitt Boulevard, off Interstate 376, at around 2:15 a.m.
Few details have been released, but authorities said a vehicle collided with a utility pole.
Pittsburgh EMS crews rushed one person to an area hospital, where the patient was listed in critical condition. It was unclear whether the victim was the driver or a passenger in the impacted vehicle.
The vehicle sustained severe damage and had to be cleared, blocking the area for some time.
An investigation was in progress.
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