Pittsburgh home condemned after stolen car crashes into it; police searching for driver

Pittsburgh home condemned after stolen car crashes into it; police searching for driver

PITTSBURGH — A stolen car crashed into a home in Pittsburgh’s East Allegheny neighborhood on Sunday, police said.

The crash happened in the 1400 block of Compromise Street around 2 p.m.

Police said the vehicle was found to be stolen. The driver and other people inside the car ran from the scene, officials said.

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No one was hurt, but the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections determined the structure to be condemned. The Red Cross was called to help the residents of the home.

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Gail Kyles was inside the home when the car crashed into it. She said she was only about 4 feet away.

“I looked up, and the wall was down. The plaster was down. Lights was blinking. I could see the car wheel,” Kyles said.

The car was removed from the home and towed.

Police are investigating.

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