Monday, July 30, 2012
Pittsburgh Police Commander Linda Barone is said to be in improving condition.
A Pittsburgh Police commander who was seriously injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash on Steubenville Pike is in improving condition, said a Pittsburgh Police spokeswoman. Police spokeswoman Diane Richards said Cmdr. Linda Rosato Barone, 54, who suffered a fractured pelvis and femur in the crash, underwent surgery for her injuries and is now alert. Barone was taken to Allegheny General Hospital Friday afternoon after her Chevrolet Impala, which was issued by the Pittsburgh Police department, rolled over a hillside off Steubenville Pike near Napa Auto Parts. Police said a minivan traveling westbound on the roadway crossed the center line to strike Barone's vehicle head-on. Barone was traveling eastbound. Information on the driver of the…
Monday, June 18, 2012
Motorcyclist Gerald Rombach died Friday after colliding with an SUV.
Cranberry Township police are asking anyone who witnessed the fatal crash between a motorcyclist and a small SUV last week on Freedom Road to call police. The motorcycle driven by Gerald Rombach, 63, of Economy, collided with a Honda CRV at about 2:30 p.m. Friday at the entrance to the lower Cranberry Mall near the JoAnn Fabrics store. The impact caused Rombach to become trapped under the vehicle. He was conscious and talking when emergency responders arrived on the scene three minutes later, police said. He was taken by ambulance to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, where was pronounced dead at 5:17 p.m. Police said Rombach was wearing a helmet. The driver of Honda CRV, Marie Howland, of Freedom, was not injured. She was …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The 28-year-old died at the scene of the crash.
A 28-year-old man was killed in a car crash earlier today on Steubenville Pike in Robinson. Steven Murrman was killed in a one-vehicle crash at 12:40 a.m. today at 4270 Steubenville Pike, near the Pittsburgh Motel, according to the the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office. Murrman died at the scene of the crash. An autopsy is scheduled for today. No further details were available.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Allegheny County Police are investigating.
A spokeswoman for Pittsburgh International said no one was injured after a woman lost control of her Toyota Prius and crashed through a doorway on airport grounds. Airport spokeswoman JoAnn Jenny said a woman lost control of her car at 7:05 a.m. as she attempted to enter a longterm parking ramp, crashing through a gateway near the Pittsburgh Airport Hyatt Regency. The woman's vehicle crashed into a moveable walkway near the hotel. No one was on the walkway at the time and the crash did not interfere with airport operations. "The woman's airbags did deploy, but she was not injured," Jenny said.
Sunday, April 15, 2012
A motorist was killed in the two-vehicle crash, which occurred near Grant Street in Pittsburgh.
A 19-year-old Moon Township woman was injured in an Interstate 376 West crash early today that left one motorist dead. Pennsylvania State Police said a 2004 Volkswagon Jetta traveling the wrong way on the westbound Grant Street exit off Interstate 376 collided at 2 a.m. with a 2010 Hyundai Sonata traveling westbound on the interstate. State troopers said the vehicles collided head-on. A Moon Township woman, who was a passenger in the Hyundai, sustained moderate injuries in the crash. The driver of the vehicle was seriously injured but will survive, according to a statement from state police. The driver of the Volkswagon was pronounced dead after the crash at UMPC Mercy Hospital. Two other passengers in the vehicle sustained moderate …
Saturday, April 14, 2012
The woman was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital. Police say the incident is still under investigation.
A woman was flown to UMPC Mercy Friday after she was struck by a car near Beaver Grade Road. Moon Police said the woman was hit by a vehicle at 6:30 p.m. Friday at 100 Corporate Center Drive. Police found the woman, who they have not identified, on the ground. She was flown to UPMC Mercy Hospital from the scene. Her condition is unknown. Police identified the driver of the vehicle as David Ruev. Ruev remained at the scene of the crash until police arrived. He was taken to Sewickley Valley Hospital for a blood test and released. No charges have been filed and the incident is still under investigation, according to a statement from Moon Police.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
No one was injured in the blaze.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Update: No one was injured yesterday in a two-car blaze on the Interstate 376 East Business Route in Moon. Moon Township Fire Chief John Scott said a three-vehicle crash shortly after 5 p.m. resulted in two of the vehicles catching on fire. Motorists in each of the vehicles escaped before the blaze began. Moon Police Officer Shener Ulke said the crash occurred after one vehicle slammed into the back of the car in front of it, pushing the second vehicle into the next car on the parkway. The crash occured on the Interstate 376 overpass before the airport exit. The impact of the crash caused the gas tank in the second vehicle to burst and ignite the cars on fire, Ulke said. The vehicles appeared to have been fully engulfed in flames …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Three people were taken to an area hospital after suffering minor injuries.
Three people were injured just before noon today after a two-vehicle crash on International Drive. One man sustained a minor head injury after his Hyundai Sonata collided with a Honda Civic as the vehicles exited westbound off International Drive onto Interstate 376 West. The man was transported to Heritage Valley Sewickley following the crash. Two women in the Honda were also taken to Heritage Valley after complaining of chest pains. Moon Police Cpl. Ray Gallagher said emergency officials at first thought they would have to extricate a female passenger from the Honda, but instead were able to slide her out of a door. The intersection is now open to motorists.
Friday, February 17, 2012
The school has collected more than $1,000 in the name of a middle school teacher.
High school and middle school students in the Moon Area School District raised more than $1,000 in memory of a science teacher killed last year in an Ohio car crash. Michael Walters, a 34-year-old middle school science teacher, died in December after an oncoming tractor-trailer struck his vehicle at the intersection of Route 45 and Route 165 in Salem, OH. His passenger, Carie Ann Harris, 33, also died in the crash. Students and staff have donated more than $1,000 to the Beaver Quarterback Club, where Walters served as a football coach, according to the Moon Area School District. Jeff Beltz, a Beaver Area varsity football coach and middle school principal, said in a statement that Walters was known for his creative coaching style and …
Monday, February 13, 2012
The Coraopolis woman was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital.
An 81-year-old Coraopolis woman was transported to UPMC Mercy Hospital after her car plunged more than 60 feet down a Montour Run Road embankment after a near head-on collision. Robinson Police Chief Dale Vietmeier said the woman, Mary Sirera, is being treated for non-life threatening injuries after the two-vehicle crash. Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the collision, which occurred earlier this afternoon. Vietmeier said an oncoming vehicle struck Sirera's car while she was making a left-hand turn onto Montour Run Road. Sirera's car tumbled off the embankment, he said. "Her foot remained on the accelerator after she was hit," Vietmeier said. "She spun and went down hill and stopped just short of the [Montour Run] creek…