Pittsburgh Police Officer injured after being hit by a car throughout a site visitors obstruction – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Pittsburgh Police officer was injured after being hit by a vehicle while on a traffic obstruction.

Police say the incident happened around 3:00 a.m. near Pittsburgh’s Homewood and Larimer neighborhoods.

According to police, officers stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Frankstown Avenue and Fifth Avenue after the vehicle matched the description of a vehicle that had left the scene of a shotspotter alarm along Race Street in Homewood.

As the officers approached the vehicle, the driver fled the scene, killing one of the officers in the leg.

Paramedics took care of the injured policeman, but he was not taken to the hospital for treatment.

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