Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Chief Darryl Jones was injured late Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision while responding to a fire in Edgebrook, according to a Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman.
The crash occurred shortly after 5 p.m. at the intersection of Brookline Boulevard and Whited Street.
The fire was nearby at a home along the 900 block of Berkshire Avenue.
Public Safety spokeswoman Cara Cruz reported Jones had lights and sirens activated when his SUV collided with a car.
The driver of the car sustained a head laceration but was not hospitalized, officials reported.
Jones told first responders he experienced some shoulder pain.
The chief was transported for a hospital to undergo drug testing as per policy for any employee driving a City of Pittsburgh vehicle.