PITTSBURGH, PA – A Pittsburgh restaurant known for its stunning view of the city, overlooking the river was damaged early this morning when a pickup truck dove through the front wall. The crash caused major damage to the exterior concrete wall.
The incident happened just before 4:30 a.m.
“Arriving units located a truck that had struck Altius Restaurant, causing significant damage. City building inspectors from Permits, Licenses, and Inspections arrived to evaluate the structure,” the Allegheny Police Department said. “The vehicle was stolen and the occupant or occupants had fled the scene. There was no one in the building at the time of the crash.”
The department said the restaurant’s video security system will be used to aid them in their investigation. The suspect in the stolen vehicle was not apprehended at this time.