By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Public Safety says a pedestrian and a motorcyclist were taken to the hospital after a crash.READ MORE: Pittsburgh International Jazz Fest Returns To Highmark Stadium
Officials say the collision happened Monday on Fifth Avenue. The road was temporarily closed between South Aiken and Wilkins avenues.
Fifth Avenue between S.Aiken and Wilkins Ave. is closed for a motorcycle/pedestrian collision.
One female patient has been transported to the hospital in critical condition.READ MORE: State Police: Man Shot, Killed By Police After Stabbing Three People, Injuring Police Officer
The motorcycle rider was transported to the hospital in stable condition. pic.twitter.com/YvhQpJWXWN
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Public Safety said the pedestrian, a woman, is in critical condition. The motorcyclist is in stable condition.
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Police officers turned on their lights and siren to pull over the driver, but he drove up onto the sidewalk and hit the woman, Pittsburgh Public Safety said. Public Safety added that there was no pursuit.