Man Injured in Accident at Fifth Ave and Seventh St in Altoona, PA

March 15, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

5th Avenue & 7th St Rd, New Kensington, PA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Altoona Police Department
Vehicles Involved
Dump Truck
Fifth Ave and Seventh St
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Man was stuck was a dump truck

What Happened

Altoona Police are looking into a pedestrian collision that left a man injured at Fifth Ave and Seventh St in Altoona, PA on March 15th, 2023. Officials are saying the incident happened as a man was crossing the Seventh Street crosswalk. Investigators say he was struck by a dump that reversed into him and, once struck, was dragged by the truck for an undisclosed distance. The man, who was not publicly identified, was hospitalized with injuries believed to be serious. Additional details were not available.

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