Sewickley police cited a Swissvale man after his car drove through a red light and struck another vehicle.
The two-vehicle crash happened Aug. 9 at Route 65 and Chestnut Street.
Police said Richard Parrish, 40, of Swissvale, was northbound on Route 65 when his car ran the red light at Chestnut and struck a vehicle driven by Christopher Miller, 44, of Sewickley.
Police said Miller was attempting to cross Route 65 from Chestnut and had the green light.
Parrish was cited for failure to stop for a solid red light. Miller complained of facial pain, due to his airbags being deployed, and was transported to Heritage Valley Sewickley hospital. Both vehicles were towed.
Sewickley police also responded to the following recent incidents. Each incident reflects police records and is not an indication of guilt.
Possible child luring
Officers were called shortly after 5:30 p.m. Aug. 4 to the area of Beaver and Little for a report of a possible child luring. Police said a boy was walking home on Beaver near Little Street when a van turned on Little and motioned for the child to walk over. The boy ran from the area, police said.
The vehicle is described as a white male in his early 20s, brown hair and a white T-shirt. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
Police were called to the area of Hill and Broad streets Aug. 10 for a report of a female dancing in the street near a parked yellow cab. Police checked the area, but the cab and the dancing girl were gone.
Police were called Aug. 2 to the 600 block of Maple Lane for a report of a suspicious noise in the area. Police could not hear anything when they arrived and asked the caller to step outside and specify what she heard. The caller said she thought she heard beeping, which police determined was birds squawking.
Child welfare check
Police were called Aug. 1 to the 900 block of Dickson Road for a report of a child screaming. Police found a woman squirting her grandson with a hose while they were playing in the backyard.
Police received a report Aug. 8 of a kayak that was stolen from the dock on the Ohio River at Chadwick and Walnut streets. The victim told police she kayaks every Sunday and someone told her to just leave the kayak on the canoe rack with a lock on it, instead of hauling it home every time she uses it.
Police said she locked the kayak on the rack Sunday, Aug. 4 and returned Tuesday, Aug. 6 to find the lock and the kayak missing. The missing item is described as a yellow, plastic Waker brand kayak valued at about $150.
Police went Aug. 3 to a home in the 500 block of Bank Street for a report of a loud party. Officers approached the residence and could see the party through an open window.
Police also recognized James E. Carter, 48, of Bank St., who police said had an outstanding warrant out of Beaver County. Police knocked on the door and Carter ran from a side door. He was caught in a garage about three houses down, hiding under a parked vehicle. Carter was turned over to Beaver County sheriff’s deputies.
Police were called Aug. 8 to the 500 block of Glen Mitchell Road for a report of a man who accidentally inhaled bug spray and was having trouble breathing. EMS handled the situation, police said.
Officers assisted Leetsdale police on Aug. 10 with a customer refusing to leave Sky Zone and acting belligerent with employees. Police arrived and were able to get the male to leave without incident.