County Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Penn Hills


Penn Hills, Allegheny County – On July 8, 2019 at 5:18 a.m., Penn Hills Police and paramedics were dispatched to the intersection of Saltsburg Road and Sycamore Drive for a collision between two motor vehicles.

Upon arrival, responders discovered that the driver of one vehicle, a 33-year-old female, was deceased. Penn Hills Police requested the assistance of the Allegheny County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit. The investigation showed that a Nissan Rogue, being driven by the 33-year-old female, was traveling east on Saltsburg Road near Sycamore Drive when the Nissan crossed the center line and struck a H3 Hummer traveling west on Saltsburg Road.

As previously noted, the 33-year-old female died at the scene. The driver of the H3, a 44-year-old male, was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police tip line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477); callers can remain anonymous. The department can also be reached via its social media sites.