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Woman in Wheelchair Hurt in Accident

By Staff Reports
The Tube City Almanac
June 16, 2022
Posted in: Crime and Police News

Allegheny County police are investigating an accident that injured a woman in a wheelchair on Monday afternoon.

Witnesses said the victim was crossing Lysle Boulevard near Coursin Street just after 3 p.m. when she was struck by Cadillac Escalade SUV.

According to bystanders, the woman and her wheelchair were pinned by the vehicle. She was extricated by McKeesport firefighters and McKeesport Ambulance Rescue Service, witnesses said, and was taken to the hospital.

Police said she was listed in critical condition. Her name was not released by police.

The county police Homicide Unit and Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene to assist McKeesport police.

Investigators said the driver of the Cadillac remained on the scene and is cooperating with police. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the county police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

Originally published June 16, 2022.

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