Complete Allegheny County, PA accident reports and news.

Date: 
Fri, 08/08/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

Route 30 was closed for several hours after a fatal crash early Friday morning in North Braddock.

A car went over a hillside and one person was ejected at about 2:30 a.m.

The Allegheny County medical examiner identified the victim as Bria Walker, 22, of Monroeville. An autopsy was scheduled for Friday afternoon.

The road was closed between Center Street and Electric Avenue while police investigated the crash.

The cause of the crash has not been determined yet.

Date: 
Wed, 05/28/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

A 35-year-old man was pronounced dead Thursday after his car landed on its roof in a creek in Scott Township.

The blue Toyota Yaris landed in the shallow water underneath a small, wooden bridge that runs over Georges Run near Hope Hollow Road.

"I was terrified. I thought someone was still in there, but they said they already took him out," said property owner Rita Hareza. "We've lived here for 60 years. Nothing's ever happened around here."

Metal fencing from the side of the bridge where the car appeared to veer off was also damaged.

Date: 
Tue, 04/22/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

A 24-year-old woman was killed early this morning in a vehicle crash in Wilkinsburg.

Christina Graham-Pinkney was a passenger in a vehicle that collided with another vehicle around 1:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Robinson Boulevard, according to the Allegheny County medical examiner's office. She died at the scene.

Wilkinsburg police said Robinson Boulevard remained closed between Wilner and Douglass drives as of 7:15 a.m.

Allegheny County police are leading the investigation and were not immediately available.

Date: 
Wed, 04/02/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

Thursday night, two cars hit head-on along Fifth Avenue in White Oak, killing both drivers.

Police said Michael Bakosh was driving south towards McKeesport -- speeding, and weaving in and out of traffic. Investigators said he crossed four lanes of traffic and hit a 45-year-old woman head-on, killing her.

A friend of one of the drivers, said the tragic accident could have been avoided. A friend was with Bakosh a couple hours before his friend died.

Date: 
Tue, 03/11/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

A pedestrian was hit and killed Wednesday morning by a volunteer firefighter who was on his way back to the station, Allegheny County police said.

The victim was struck about 9:15 a.m. in the 500 block of St. Clair Avenue in Clairton. He was flown to Jefferson Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the crash happened while the firefighter was returning to the station in an SUV after he'd been called off from responding to a call. According to witnesses, he wasn't speeding.

Date: 
Sat, 03/08/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

A 41-year-old man was killed Sunday night in a two-vehicle crash that caused his car to slam into a Duquesne apartment building.

The Allegheny County medical examiner's office identified the man as Parrish Parker, of Duquesne.

Duquesne police said Mr. Parker was the driver of a vehicle that stopped around 9:30 p.m. for oncoming traffic near the 200 block of North Second Street and Route 837.

Date: 
Sat, 03/01/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

A 34-year-old Beaver Falls woman was killed when her car struck a utility pole Sunday morning in Pittsburgh, police said.

Melissa Tates died when her car hit a pole at the corner of 17th Street and Liberty Avenue in the strip district around 7 a.m., police said.

Police said icy conditions did not cause the accident, and investigators are looking into whether a medical condition contributed to the crash.

An autopsy will be performed Sunday.

Date: 
Sat, 02/22/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

A 12-year-old Pittsburgh girl who got out of her father’s SUV to pose for photos with a boy after her first date was struck and killed by the vehicle, police said Monday, and her father was charged with DUI.

Police said that Richard Benton, 53, refused field sobriety and breath tests after slurring his words and smelling of alcohol at the scene of the crash around 8 p.m. Sunday. He was arraigned Monday and police said he could face additional charges if they determine he was directly responsible for Shamera Harris’ death.

Date: 
Wed, 02/19/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened early Thursday morning on Pittsburgh's South Side.

The fatal accident at South 29th and East Carson streets was first reported shortly after 4:50 a.m., according to Allegheny County 911 dispatchers.

One car hit a building and was heavily damaged. Two people were taken to the hospital, where one of them died.

The person who died has not been identified yet.

Police have not yet determined the cause of crash.

Date: 
Tue, 02/11/2014
State: 
Pennsylvania

Ten people on a Port Authority bus were taken to hospitals after the bus was involved in an accident with a cement truck in downtown Pittsburgh.

People on a Port Authority bus were taken to hospitals after the bus was involved in an accident with a truck carrying cement in downtown Pittsburgh.
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The crash happened on Second Avenue, near the intersection with Ross Street, directly below the Boulevard of the Allies.

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