PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – One person is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in Oakland.
Pittsburgh Police say the crash happened at the intersection of Morewood Avenue and Fifth Avenue in Oakland around 3:15 p.m. Multiple lanes on Fifth are closed while investigators are processing the scene.READ MORE: Tractor Trailer Driver Dies After Crashing Into Utility Pole, 2 Vehicles And Mobile Home
The man who was struck was found in the intersection when officers arrived. The driver remained at the scene.
KDKA’s Shelby Cassesse reports that the pedestrian had a walk sign while the car was attempting to turn left at the green light.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 994 New Cases, 12 Additional Deaths Over 72 Hours
A witness says the victim was alert at first before he lost consciousness. Police say he had to be cut from his backpack.
While police can’t confirm he’s a student at CMU, they say he was college-age.
Fifth Avenue is closed between Morewood and Amberson avenues. Police said commuters should expect delays.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 3-Day Total Of 11,208 New Cases, 105 More Deaths
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