DUQUESNE (KDKA) – A Port Authority Bus and a City of Duquesne Police Department cruiser collided Saturday afternoon.READ MORE: Joint Jewish Education Program Hosts Annual Latkepalooza
The accident occurred on Duquesne Avenue at Grant Avenue at approximately 12:30 p.m., according to Allegheny County officials.
Duquesne: Vehicle crash involving transit bus – Duquesne Boulevard at Grant Avenue. Responders are at the scene.
— Allegheny County (@Allegheny_Co) April 6, 2019
According to the City of Duquesne Police Department’s Facebook page, the officer was wearing his seatbelt and the airbags were deployed. The officer was not injured, but evaluated at the hospital per department policy.
The Associated Press reports that the police car was pursuing a vehicle that was clocked going 70 mph in a 35 mph zone in front of Duquesne Plaza.READ MORE: Reward Doubled In Cold Case Murder Of Heidi Morningstar
Three individuals on the bus complained of minor injuries and were also evaluated at the hospital.
An outside department will investigate the accident.MORE NEWS: Friends Use Steelers Tailgate To Raise Money For Veterans
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