A 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle this morning on Mifflin Road at Hillburn Street in Hays, authorities said.
The child was taken to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC with head and abdomen injuries and a broken leg, Pittsburgh EMS acting Chief Mark Bocian said.
The child was initially unconscious but came to after being hit shortly before 8:45 a.m., an Allegheny County dispatch supervisor said.
Chief Bocian said the older man who hit the boy was shaken up afterward and was evaluated by paramedics at the scene.
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