Boy struck by SUV in Point Breeze remains critical
The 8-year-old boy who was injured when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle while riding a bicycle in Point Breeze remained hospitalized Tuesday in criticial condition, a spokeswoman for Children's Hospital said.
Iain Thomas Engle-Roe, who neighbors said is a second-grader at Shady Side Academy Junior School, was bicycling with his father and sister at the intersection of Reynolds Street and South Lexington Avenue when the accident occurred about 5:10 p.m. Monday, Pittsburgh police said. The others were not injured.
City homicide detectives and accident reconstruction specialists interviewed the distraught woman who was driving the SUV. The investigation is continuing.
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