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.READ MORE: Suspect In Custody After Woman Killed, Man Injured In Kennedy Twp. Shooting
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.READ MORE: Police Searching For 65-Year-Old Missing Man Nicholas Ciccone Last Seen Around Coraopolis
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.
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.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Zoo Reopens Admissions After Temporarily Reaching Capacity For 'ZooBoo' Event
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