Saturday News July 6, 2019

Alle-Kiski Valley, Pa. – (Allegheny Township Crash) – Police, EMS and fire responded to a three vehicle crash in Allegheny Township just before 11:00 after a Westbound driver collided with a box truck.

Sources said one person was person was flown from the scene and one patient was transported to Allegheny Valley Hospital. One other vehicle involved in the crash had children in the vehicle however they were uninjured. Police are investigating.

(Flooding in New Kensington) Fire and Police crews blocked the roadway at Buffalo Bill’s on Freeport Road after heavy rains were unable to drain from the roadway. The closure of the road only lasted about 20 minutes. Time of the incident was about 5:00 pm

(Medical Emergency in New Kensington) 4:45 PM – A woman was removed from her vehicle after having an apparent medical emergency. The vehicle she was operating was swerving slightly traveling Westbound on Stevenson Bloulvard approaching 7th Street when she veered towards the curb coming to a stop. Good Samaritans immediately stopped to help the elderly patient until New Kensington EMS arrived. She was transported from the scene.

(In Harrison Township) A caller reported he saw flames coming from a transformer on Jefferson Avenue. Responding units: Citizens Hose Fire crews.

(Westmoreland County) The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a * Flood Advisory for…

Southwestern Indiana County in west central Pennsylvania…
East central Westmoreland County in southwestern Pennsylvania…

* Until 645 PM EDT.

* At 448 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include… Blairsville, Black Lick, Saltsburg, Seward, Bolivar and Armagh.

Please report flooding by calling 412-262-1988, posting tothe NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPITTSBURGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.