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UPDATE: Police Respond to a Child Struck by a Vehicle

Date: October 31, 2019
Incident Type: Pedestrian v. Vehicle
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police officers from Zone 5 responded to a report of a child hit by a vehicle in the 200 block of Gross Street at about 7:30 p.m.

When they arrived on scene they found a 7-year-old boy who had been crossing the street when he was struck by the vehicle. He was transported to the hospital by EMS in stable condition with a leg injury.

Police say the male driver initially left the scene before coming back to talk to them.

He faces a possible citation.

Police are investigating.  

UPDATE: 4:28 p.m. 11/01/19 The driver of the vehicle received a citation for leaving the scene of an accident. 

Regarding multiple inquiries about whether the child was trick-or-treating when this incident occurred, police are unable to confirm at this time.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz