Motorcyclist seriously injured in Westmoreland County crash | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in Westmoreland County over the Memorial Day weekend.

Pennsylvania State Police said Randy Yachere, 56, of Garrett, Somerset County, was traveling southbound along Route 981 in Loyalhanna when he veered off the roadway near Pump Station Road and struck a tree around 3 p.m. Saturday. Police said he was thrown from the bike.

He was flown to UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh with serious injuries, according to police.

Source: Motorcyclist seriously injured in Westmoreland County crash | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bank president, second survivor are pulled from wreckage of Pakistan plane crash | Fox News

New footage and images show the incredible moment that survivors were pulled from the airplane crash in Pakistan.

New footage and images show the incredible moment that survivors were pulled from the airplane crash in Pakistan.

Photos show Bank of Punjab president Zafar Masood and at least one other passenger, identified as Muhammad Zubair, after they were freed from the smoldering wreckage. The survivors sat at the front of the plane, which may have contributed to their survival.

PAKISTAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES PLANE CARRYING 98 PEOPLE CRASHES IN KARACHI; AT LEAST TWO SURVIVE

Footage shows a number of locals carrying Masood, their arms like a stretcher, stumbling over the wreckage as they struggled to keep him from falling.

“Thank you so much. God has been merciful,” Masood said, according to officials who spoke to him in the hospital after the crash.

Source: Bank president, second survivor are pulled from wreckage of Pakistan plane crash | Fox News

Girl Struck by Hit and Run Vehicle in Stable Condition

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of a juvenile female struck by a  Hit and Run vehicle on the 6400 block of Frankstown Avenue around 12:10 a.m. May 17, 2020

Map of 6400 Frankstown Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Zone 5 officers found the victim, a 14-year-old girl, suffering lower back pain. Medics transported the girl to a local hospital in stable condition.

Per the initial investigation: A white, four-door SUV struck the girl and fled the scene.

Police are searching for the vehicle. The investigation continues.

Source: Public Safety Media Blotter

Police: Man crashes vehicle into Pittsburgh auto body shop, jumps 30 feet off nearby bridge

PITTSBURGH — A man crashed his vehicle into a Pittsburgh auto body shop and then jumped about 30 feet off a nearby bridge Saturday afternoon, according to police.

Investigators said the incident happened around 2 p.m. The driver’s vehicle was seen going at a high rate of speed before it crashed completely through the outside of Ron Flora Automotive on West Warrington Avenue.

Source: Police: Man crashes vehicle into Pittsburgh auto body shop, jumps 30 feet off nearby bridge

Cyclist Injured in Crash; Medic Goes Into Cardiac Arrest During Rescue — Public Safety Media Blotter

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, Police and Park Rangers responded to a report of a cyclist who had a struck a tree and gone down a hillside in Nine Mile Run Hollow around 6 p.m.The male was located and removed from a wooded area in a basket.

Medics transported him to UPMC Presbyterian in critical condition.During the rescue, a medic from Rescue 1 went into cardiac arrest. The medic was resuscitated on scene and transported to a local hospital in serious but stable condition.

Source: Public Safety Media Blotter

Truck found at bottom of Pennsylvania lake

FLEETVILLE, Pa. — Authorities are investigating a fisherman’s discovery of a truck at the bottom of a northeastern Pennsylvania lake.

WNEP-TV reports that someone on a fishing boat noticed what appeared to be a vehicle on the bottom of the Benton Township lake in Lackawanna State Park in Lackawanna County.

The fisherman contacted authorities who confirmed the presence of some sort of truck at the bottom of the lake. Officials decided it was too difficult to remove the vehicle or send divers to investigate at night. The investigation was to continue Sunday.

Source: Truck found at bottom of Pennsylvania lake

Two people in critical condition after vehicle crash in Pittsburgh neighborhood

Police said a man and woman are in critical condition after the pickup truck they were in crashed early Sunday.

Police responded to the crash on West Liberty Avenue around 5 a.m.

Firefighters had to rescue the driver and passenger from the vehicle.

Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 is working to learn why the vehicle crashed.

No other vehicles were involved. Police are investigating.

Source: Two people in critical condition after vehicle crash in Pittsburgh neighborhood

Pittsburgh Police Vehicle Involved In Hit-And-Run Accident, Searching For Two Suspects – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are searching for two suspects involved in a hit-and-run accident with one of their police cruisers on the North Side in the early morning hours on Tuesday.

Police say that the officer driving the cruiser was not injured.

The accident happened near the Zone 1 Police Station on Brighton Road around 12:30 a.m.

There was visible damage done to the passenger side of the police car and the side mirror was ripped off.

Source: Pittsburgh Police Vehicle Involved In Hit-And-Run Accident, Searching For Two Suspects – CBS Pittsburgh

Police: 1 person killed in morning crash in Pittsburgh’s South Side | TribLIVE.com

One person was killed during an early morning crash on Pittsburgh’s South Side, according police spokesperson Maurice Matthews.

Officers responded to the 1600 block of West Carson Street around 1:45 a.m. for reports of a vehicle that crashed into a pole and caught fire. Firefighters extinguished the flames and extricated a male driver who was pronounced dead by medics, according to Matthews.

Source: Police: 1 person killed in morning crash in Pittsburgh’s South Side | TribLIVE.com