A police car crashed into a city paramedic vehicle in the Strip District on Saturday.
The accident occurred at about 5:45 p.m.
The police officer had to be pulled through the window of his vehicle which flipped on its side because it was starting to catch fire.
A paramedic chief was trapped in his SUV for an extended period of time.
Occupants of both vehicles were taken to UPMC Mercy and are in stable condition.
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