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Rush-Hour Accident Reported on Pioneer Avenue

This accident occurred near the Pioneer-Northcrest intersection in Brookline.

A traffic accident sent a driver through a Brookline guardrail during rush hour Thursday morning.

According to reports from WPXI, the accident occurred around 9 a.m. along Pioneer Avenue between the intersections with Northcrest and Southcrest drives. An SUV went through the guardrail, also damaging a tree.

Trisha Pittman of WPXI told Dormont-Brookline Patch via Twitter that the accident was expected to be cleared quickly.

Did you see the accident? Did it cause traffic tie-ups during your morning commute?


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David Edick February 07, 2013 at 06:05 PM
I was on the bus at 8:25 and the fire department at the same time was leaving the station to get down there.
T&B T February 07, 2013 at 07:18 PM
Looks like they were trying to take a shortcut to West Liberty avenue.
Erin Faulk February 07, 2013 at 07:23 PM
This report: http://www.wpxi.com/news/news/local/woman-loses-control-car-nearly-flies-over-pittsbur/nWJD5/ says the driver was driving "up a hill" prior to the crash. Not sure how this happened. At noon, WPXI reported they'd have a full story at 5 p.m.
Sara rw February 07, 2013 at 11:49 PM
It was on my way to my university , but after i have seen the traffic ,I changed my way.
Erin Faulk February 07, 2013 at 11:51 PM
I don't blame you! The driver was on the news tonight. Fortunately, she is OK.

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