PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two people were rescued this afternoon after becoming trapped on a steep Mount Washington hillside.
They became stuck between McArdle Roadway and the railroad tracks, along East Carson Street at Station Square.READ MORE: Haunted Hills Hayride Reopens Friday Night With New Security Measures
Police and paramedics were called in to rescue the two from the hillside.
Once the two people were brought down from the hill, they were taken away by ambulance. According to initial reports, the they may have suffered some minor injuries.READ MORE: Dr. Freddie Fu, World-Renowned UPMC Doctor, Dies At 70
The rescue effort closed down McArdle Roadway and blocked traffic on the Liberty Bridge.
It’s not known why the two people were trying to get down the hillside.
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