| Home

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Penn Hills boy still in critical condition after being hit by car

Email Newsletters

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, 5:13 p.m.

A Penn Hills boy who was hit by a car while trick-or-treating Saturday night remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday, according to officials at Children's Hospital in Lawrenceville.

Edgewood police identified the boy as Robert Simmons.

Simmons, 5, was walking across the street near the corner of Linden Street and Maple Avenue in Edgewood when he was struck. He suffered a severe head injury. The driver of the car, a 26-year-old Edgewood woman, stopped after the incident. Police interviewed her but haven't released her name.

Allegheny County Homicide detectives are investigating the case. A detective working on the case could not be reached for comment.

Jeremy Boren is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7935 or

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.




Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Rossi: It’s past time for NFL to protect players
  2. Steelers stalled by Seahawks, on outside of AFC wild-card picture
  3. Steelers’ Roethlisberger reported symptoms that led to his exit vs. Seahawks
  4. Steelers players say they support Tomlin’s attempts at deception
  5. Obama: Climate pact an ‘act of defiance’ after Paris attacks
  6. Week 12 — Steelers-Seahawks gameday grades
  7. Family of man accused of shooting St. Clair officer say allegations don’t fit his character
  8. Steelers notebook: Seahawks’ Sherman gets better of WR Brown
  9. Pennsylvania Game Commission reaps revenue from shale gas under game lands
  10. Sports Deli is latest tenant to say goodbye to Parkway Center Mall
  11. Muslim civil rights group seeks investigation into shooting of Pittsburgh taxi driver