Driver hospitalized after truck mangled in downtown Pittsburgh crash

Driver hospitalized after truck mangled in downtown Pittsburgh crash

PITTSBURGH — A driver was taken to a hospital after a crash early Tuesday morning that left the front of a pickup truck mangled, officials said.

The crash was reported shortly before 1:30 a.m. in the area of Commonwealth Place and Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh.

Several light and sign posts were seen knocked down, and a path of shattered glass started on the off-ramp from Interstate 279. A large branch was also snapped off a tree.

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Channel 11′s news exchange partners at TribLIVE reported the driver was unconscious and pinned inside the truck when first responders arrived.

The side of the truck said “Select Energy Services,” which is an oil and gas company that has several offices in Washington County.

The Pittsburgh Police Collision Investigation Unit was at the scene.

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