Teen boy ‘critically injured’ after hit-and-run in Butler Township; police searching for suspect

BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 15-year-old boy was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash while riding an electric bicycle in Butler Township on Thursday.

According to police, officers were called to Dutchtown Road and Sugar Creek Drive just after 3:30 p.m.

Police said the suspect, Joshua Rivera, 38, left the scene.

The boy was flown to Allegheny General Hospital for his injuries.

Rivera is facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault by a motor vehicle.

Anyone with information on Rivera’s whereabouts is asked to call Butler Township police.

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