Complete Allegheny County, PA accident reports and news.


Accidents in Allegheny County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Allegheny County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Allegheny County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Allegheny County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Sun, 03/13/2016 Car Accident Briauna Slaughter, 21, killed, and one man injured in single-vehicle crash on Penn Avenue in Point Breeze neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA
Sat, 02/27/2016 Car Accident Perry Kastanias, 81, killed, and one injured in wrong-way crash on Route 28 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sun, 02/14/2016 Bicycle Accident Carol Lowrey-Tait, 51, killed in bicycle collision at Route 65 and Grant Avenue in Bellevue, Pennsylvania
Sat, 02/13/2016 Car Accident Frank Snead, 48, killed, and one person injured in two-vehicle sideswipe collision on McKnight Road in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Fri, 01/29/2016 Pedestrian Accident Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run collision on North State Street in Clairton, Pennsylvania
Mon, 01/25/2016 Bicycle Accident Michael McDermott, 55, killed in bicycle collision with vehicle in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
Sat, 01/23/2016 Car Accident Douglas Charleton, 21, killed in single-vehicle crash into embankment off of Charles Street and Route 8 in Shaler Township, Pennsylvania
Thu, 12/31/2015 Truck Accident Walter Lee Mida, 44, hit guardrail and tipped 18-wheeler over on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Indianola, Pennsylvania
Wed, 11/04/2015 Car Accident Wrecks back up traffic for hours on Fort Duquesne Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tue, 10/27/2015 Pedestrian Accident Henry Walker, 73, and Carol Christine Williamson, 68, killed after being hit by SUV and ran over by bus near Centre Avenue, University Drive and Allequippa Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Fri, 10/23/2015 Bicycle Accident Susan Hicks, 34, killed in bicycle crash on Forbes Avenue in Oakland, PIttsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sun, 09/27/2015 Drunk Driving Ava Campbell, 6, killed by drunk driver Travis Richard Grayson, 20, in Shaler, Pennsylvania
Fri, 09/18/2015 Bicycle Accident Brandon Ortmann, 24, dies on bicycle when struck by vehicle in hit-and-run crash on Steubenville Pike in North Fayette Township, Pennsylvania
Tue, 08/11/2015 Car Accident 1 woman critically injured, 3 children injured when a tow truck and sedan collided on the West End Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Sat, 08/08/2015 Truck Accident Dale Stetzer, 69, William Cessna, 52, killed, two injured when car crashes head on into tractor trailer on Route 65 in Glenfield, Pennsylvania
Sat, 08/01/2015 Car Accident Gregory Scavincky, 28, and Michael DePalma, 27, killed in car single-vehicle car crash into underpass on 2nd Avenue in Pittsburgh, PA
Sun, 06/21/2015 Car Accident Four teens seriously injured in car crash in Robinson Township, Pennsylvania
Mon, 06/15/2015 Car Accident Minh Doan, 20, and Jane O’Connell, 68, killed in two-vehicle car accident on Coal Hollow Road in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
Sun, 06/14/2015 Car Accident Nikia Johnson, 25, killed in two-vehicle car crash at Fifth and Westinghouse avenues in North Versailles, Pennsylvania
Wed, 04/15/2015 Car Accident One injured after car accident on Duquesne Boulevard and Wylie Avenue in Duquesne, Pennsylvania