By Bob Allen

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Emergency crews had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue an elderly woman after a multi-vehicle accident Monday afternoon in the city’s Hays section.

The crash happened after noon along Mifflin Road. Four vehicles were involved.

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KDKA’s Bob Allen Reports:


Officials had to remove the roof of one of the vehicles to rescue an 89-year-old woman. Police say they believe she may have had a heart attack, but their initial investigation shows that she struck two vehicles which then hit a fourth.

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The 89-year-old was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

A second woman, who is pregnant, was also hospitalized. Police say she is in stable condition.

(Source: John Thornton)

Mifflin Road was closed while crews cleared the scene and investigated the crash. It was causing significant delays as traffic was backed up to the Glenwood Bridge.

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