Vehicle crashes into UPMC Presbyterian Hospital walkway support pillar

PITTSBURGH — A vehicle crashed into a UPMC hospital structure on Tuesday morning.

It happened around 7:35 a.m. along Lothrop Street. An SUV crashed into the support pillar for the walking bridge between UPMC Presbyterian and Montefiore hospitals.

Video captured by a Channel 11 photographer shows the SUV went over a sidewalk and through a fence before hitting the pillar.

The driver, an elderly man who was on his way to an appointment at the hospital, had minor injuries.

No structural damage was found to the pillar.

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