PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run in Downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday evening.READ MORE: 2 Charged In Gunfire During Racial Justice March
It happened around 6:45 p.m. on Fifth Avenue between Washington Place and Diamond Way.
Allegheny County officials say a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near PPG Paints Arena. Police say the vehicle was going at a high rate of speed and the driver then fled the scene.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 2,610 New Coronavirus Cases, 44.1% Of Adult Pennsylvanians Fully Vaccinated
Fifth Avenue was closed between Washington Place and Diamond Way while police investigated.
The pedestrian was transported to the hospital in critical condition.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Safely Locate Previously Missing Teen Siobhan Barnett
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