• 7-year-old boy hit by truck, critically injured while crossing street with mother

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    BRENTWOOD, Pa. - A 7-year-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a pickup truck in Brentwood on Thursday evening.

    The crash happened at Route 51 and Towne Square Way around 5:16 p.m.

    Family members said the boy suffered multiple fractures and other injuries. He underwent surgery and is in the intensive care unit.

    After county police reconstructed the scene, detectives determined the boy was crossing Route 51 with his younger sibling and his mother, whose hand he was holding, from the side of Town Square Way.

    Several people who know the boy told Channel 11 News they were leaving a pediatrician's office across the street.

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    While they were crossing the street, police said the boy was struck by a Ford Ranger that was traveling southbound in the right line.

    The 27-year-old driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene and displayed no signs of intoxication. 

    Police are still investigating. 


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