Video shows cars doing illegal donuts on local road; not isolated incident, police say

11 News learned that screeching tires and burning out with illegal donuts were happening across the city this weekend.

“It’s a doggone shame. They are out of control. I’ve been up here 20 years and I’ve never seen anything like this,” said J. Cottrell, who lives in Sheraden.

Cottrell was looking out at the tire marks now covering Chartiers Avenue in Sheraden just in front of the Langley School.

This video shows a snippet of the cars burning rubber on Saturday night. City cameras captured the whole thing and Pittsburgh Police now confirm they are investigating multiple incidents of this activity across the city over the weekend.

“We have a daycare right here, a school right here. This was dangerous, it was stupid, and I hope they found who did it,” Cottrell said.

But Pittsburgh Police told Channel 11 that so far, there are no arrests, and it didn’t stop there.

Just outside the city in Collier Township, police were called to a massive scene. On Noblestown Road, under the 79 overpass, a woman who was driving up around 11:10 p.m. on Saturday said cars were blocking her from getting on the interstate.

She said the cars were screeching as the doors opened, and kids were hanging out of the windows, one even on top. Some kids just barely got out of the car’s way.

She said she called 911 and the police were there within minutes. It’s unclear if anyone was arrested in this dangerous situation. We reached out to the Collier Township Police Department and did not hear back.

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