• Victim in pedestrian hit-and-run rushed to hospital


    PITTSBURGH - Authorities are looking for a vehicle that was involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run accident Tuesday afternoon in the city’s Esplen neighborhood.

    Dispatchers from 911 told Channel 11 News that the accident was reported at the intersection of Carson and Stanhope streets just before 1 p.m.

    Officials said the victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital. They said the person was conscious while in the ambulance.

    Investigators have not released a description of the vehicle involved.

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