A Pittsburgh man making a left turn onto Hardt Road in Richland Township on Sunday cut the corner short and ran into an Infiniti G35 that was stopped at a stop sign, a report states.
Steven J. Lauer, 54, was making the turn from Route 910/Gibsonia Road, police said. His 2011 Ford Edge was towed.
Police identified Wade Croyle, 37, of Gibsonia, as the Infiniti G35 driver.
Vehicles Collide in Front of Wexford Post Office Deli
Two vehicles collided in front of on June 13, police said.
A motorist traveling east on Route 910/Wexford Bayne Road stopped at the Wexford Post Office Deli entrance to let a 1999 Toyota Camry exit, police said.
As 23-year-old Brian Young, of Oakdale, pulled his Camry out to make a left onto the road, it struck the right rear door of a 2013 Lexus driven by 37-year-old Kim Ford, of Wexford, police said.
The Lexus was traveling east on Wexford Bayne in the left-turn lane.
Vehicles Collide in front of Gibsonia Post Office
Two vehicles collided in front of about 11:30 a.m. June 13 in Richland Township, police said.
A motorist on eastbound Route 910 motioned the driver of a Chevrolet exiting the post office parking lot to pull out to make a left onto westbound Route 910, police said.
Charles Wilczynski, 49, of Gibsonia told police he did not see a 2005 Ford Ranger approaching in the eastbound left lane, the police report states.
Police identified the Ford Ranger driver as Shawn Christophe Vesche, 47, of Glassport.
Tractor-Trailer Damages Gate at Route 8 Self Storage
A tractor-trailer driver trying to enter in Richland Township about 1 a.m. June 4 did thousands of dollars in damage when he could not maneuver through the front gate, police said.
Owner Raymond Tillilie found the gate lying on its side when he arrived for work that morning, police said. He estimated the damage at up to $40,000—$9,000 for the gate and lifting mechanism; $6,000 for four security cameras; an undetermined amount for electric lines, camera cables and concrete pad repair, according to the police report.
Tillilie and a police officer watched a security video for the facility at 5301 N. Pioneer.
“We watched as a tractor-trailer pulled in and tried to put in his code to open the gate. The driver then pulled forward, got out of his truck and continued to try and open the gate," the police report states.
"After the driver got the gate open, he pulled forward, struck the gate, and pulled the entire gate and operating system down, which also broke wires, causing four cameras to short out," according to the report.
"The driver was then stuck on the gate assembly and got out of his truck to look at the damage. The driver backed up and freed the truck, then pulled forward to make his delivery," the report states.
Tillilie told police he did not want to pursue criminal charges; he just wanted his gate repaired, the report states.
The video showed the name on the side of the truck was Endless Transportation, police said.
When trucking company owner Phillip Grove was contacted, he said he was aware of the incident and his insurance company had been notified, the police report states.
He also said the 30-year-old driver, Shawn Auchey, of Spring Grove, no longer works for the company, the report states.
16-Year-Old Driver Sees Deer, Hits Parked Car
A 16-year-old driver hit a parked car on Whetherburn Drive in Pine Township about 11 p.m. June 8 when she saw deer near the road and steered too far to the left, police said.
The girl's family notified the owner of the Volkswagen Jetta that was hit, police said.
Police observed heavy front-end damage to the left front of the girl's car, with both airbags deployed, the report states.
Tree Falls on Car Traveling on Route 910
but the driver was not injured, police said.
Arthur Allis, 60, of Wexford, told police he was traveling east on Route 910 / Wexford Bayne Road near Killarney Lane when he saw the large oak tree falling, but was unable to stop in time, the police report states.
The tree hit the hood of the car, utility lines and a mailbox at 250 Wexford Bayne Road, police said.
assisted in removing the tree.
Flagger on Route 8 Bumped by Toyota Camry
A flagger working on Route 8 in Richland Township on June 7 was bumped by a 2012 Toyota Camry that then drove off, police said.
The driver, 74-year-old Thomas Hoburg, of Ross Township, was charged with failure to yield right-of-way to an authorized pedestrian working in a construction zone, according to court documents.
The 47-year-old certified flagger for Fiber & Cable Specialists Inc. had stopped southbound traffic on Route 8 at Cunningham Road for utility work at about 1:40 p.m., police said.
Hoburg was stopped in the southbound curb lane and kept inching forward, stating he was in a hurry, the police report states.
His front bumper knocked the flagger off balance and she fell backward onto the hood of his car, police said.
Hoburg then backed up and sped off southbound on Route 8, the police report states.
The flagger and another worker obtained the license plate number, which led police to Hoburg in Ross Township, the report states.
About a half hour after the incident, a Ross Township police officer checked the address and found the vehicle and driver at home, police said.
The following day, Hoburg came to Northern Regional police station in Pine Township and gave a written statement that said he was unaware he had hit the flagger with his front bumper, the police report states.
The flagger complained of pain on her right knee and went to Med-Express for X-rays shortly after giving police her written statement, police said.
Driver Looking at GPS Runs Into Back of Honda
A Cranberry Township woman traveling south on Route 19 on June 7 ran into the back of a Honda Pilot as she looked at her GPS, according to a Northern Regional police report.
Marianne Hall, 34, told police she was looking for Brown Road in Pine Township when the accident occurred near the Wallace Road intersection, the report states.
Police identified the driver of the Honda as Lisa Polkls, 53, of Cranberry Township.
Toyota Runs Into Back of Cadillac in Route 19 Work Zone
A Toyota Celica ran into the back of a Cadillac about 6 p.m. June 5 in the Route 19 construction work zone at Brown Road in Pine Township, police said.
Police identified the Toyota driver as 18-year-old Luke Guio, of Weirton, WV.
Roger Howell, 57, of Allison Park, told police the Cadillac CTS was stopped in traffic when the collision occurred.
Chevrolet Silverado Hits Deer on Pearce Mill Road
A 2002 Chevrolet Silverado hit a deer on Pearce Mill Road about 10:45 p.m. June 4, police said.
Timothy Hohos, 44, of Gibsonia was traveling north on Pearce Mill Road near the Logan Road intersection when the deer ran onto the road, the police report states.
No injuries were reported.
Mercury Grand Marquis Runs Into Honda Civic
A 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis that was moving into the left-turn lane on southbound Route 19 struck another vehicle about 3:45 p.m. June 4 near the Brooktree intersection in Pine Township, police said.
Andrew Lonchar, 89, of Gibsonia told police he was stopped in traffic on Route 19 when he started to move into the left-turn lane and struck a Honda Civic that was stopped in front of him, the report states.
Police identified the Honda driver as Troy Taylor, 38, of Wexford.
Four Vehicles Involved in Chain Reaction on Babcock Boulevard
Failed brakes caused a 2003 Ford Explorer to run into the back of another vehicle near the intersection of Babcock Boulevard and Route 910 about 2:50 p.m. May 31, setting off a four-vehicle chain reaction, police said.
Katie Schultz, 28, of Mars, told police the brake pedal pushed to the floor when she tried to stop. Her Ford rear-ended a Volkswagen Passat, which pushed into a Pontiac Grand Prix, that ran into a Subaru Outback, according to the police report.
Police identified the Volkswagen driver as 18-year-old Jenna Stragand, of Mars; the Pontiac driver as 18-year-old Christopher Lusnak, of Gibsonia; and the Subaru driver as 18-year-old Laura Hancock, of Valencia.
McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority responded and evaluated one of the passengers in the pile-up, Austin Glass, who had a cut lip and pain in his left foot, police said. He refused further medial treatment from medics.
Rear-End Collision in Front of 7-Eleven on Bakerstown Road
An 18-year-old driver ran into the back of a Chevrolet Camara about 2:45 p.m. May 31 as she traveled east on Babcock Boulevard and veered onto Bakerstown Road in Pine Township, police said.
Mars resident Elisabeth Thomson told police she was distracted by someone at the and looked in that direction. When she looked back, she saw the Chevrolet Camara and ran into the back of it, the police report states.
Raymond Aymar, 47, of Gibsonia, had stopped on Bakerstown Road, waiting to make a left turn into the 7-Eleven, police said.
He told police he saw Thomson's Toyota Prius coming up behind him quickly and he tried to accelerate straight, but was struck , according to the police report.
Both vehicles were towed.
Rear-End Collision on Route 8 Near Dickey Road Intersection
An Allison Park woman was transported to the hospital May 30 after a rear-end collison on Route 8 southbound just north of Dickey Road in Richland Township, police said.
Marcia Graham, 72, of Allison Park, stated she was OK but was having chest pains. transported her to UPMC Passavant Hospital to be evaluated.
Graham's Toyota Corolla ran into the back of a Honda Pilot driven by Hope Hull, 38, of Valencia, when the traffic light changed, police said.
Middlesex Township Police and assisted at the scene.
Three-Vehicle Chain Reaction on Route 19
A Nissan 350Z ran into the back of another Nissan that pushed into an Infiniti about 7:45 a.m. May 30 in a work zone on Route 19 in Pine Township, police said.
Denise Buyna, 58, of Glenshaw, was driving the 350Z between Fieldview and Maple drives when she failed to observe traffic stopped for a red traffic signal, police said.
Her vehicle ran into the back of a Nissan Altima driven by Miriam Campbell, 63, of Allison Park, police said. It then pushed into an Infiniti G35X driven by Claire Seserko, 57, of Allison Park, police said.
Woman Transported to Hospital After Rear-End Collision
A 26-year-old Indiana woman told police she felt sick and blacked out as she drove northbound on Route 19 about 7 p.m. May 25 and ran into the back of a Chevrolet Suburban, police said.
McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority transported Kristen Mazur of Fort Wayne, IN, to UPMC Passavant Hospital after the accident in a work zone between Maple Drive and Brown Road in Pine Township, the police report states.
Police identified the driver of the Suburban as James White, 45, of Daniels, WV.
Collison at Intersection of Route 19 and Maple Drive
A U.S. Postal Service Jeep mail truck collided with a pickup truck May 25 at the intersection of Route 19 and Maple Drive in Pine Township, police said.
Mail truck driver Mark Lang, 50, of Pittsburgh, told police he stopped for the stop sign before turning right onto Route 19, but did not see the pickup approaching in the construction zone, according to the police report.
The mail truck ran into the side of the pickup driven by 29-year-old Amanda Cancilla, of Pittsburgh, police said.
Rear-In Collision at Route 19-Bonnieview Drive Intersection
As traffic slowed on Route 19 for a red light at the Bonnieview Drive intersection in Pine Township, a Ford F150 driven by a 17-year-old Wexford resident ran into the back of a Cadillac Escalade about 9 a.m. May 25, police reported.
Police identified the Cadilla driver as 48-year-old Dana Smiley, of Baden.
17-Year-Old Driver Hits Utility Pole
A 17-year-old driving a Honda Civic hit a utility pole about 7 p.m. May 24 when she failed to negotiate a left turn onto English Road from Fox Meadow Drive in Pine Township, police said.
No injuries were reported; the car was towed, police said.
Pontiac Collides with Mazda in Front of Waddell Music Center
An Ellwood City man trying to make a left turn onto Route 19 northbound in front of in Pine Township collided with a Mazda about 5:30 p.m. May 24, police said.
As southbound traffic stacked in the construction zone, a motorist waved 43-year-old Brian Mayle out to make the left turn, according to the police report.
Mayle told police that as he crossed the southbound lane, he was unable to see northbound traffic and struck a Mazda that was traveling northbound, police said.
Police identified the Mazda driver as Vaishnavi Pemmaraju, 25, of Cranberry Township.
BMW, Buick Collide at Bakerstown Road-Babcock Boulevard Intersection
A Buick and BMW collided at the intersection of Bakerstown Road and Babcock Boulevard in Pine Township about 5 p.m. May 24, police said.
The BMW driver—49-year-old Joni Vanarsdale, of Mars—entered the intersection without proper clearance and collided with the Buick, the police report states.
Police identified the Buick driver as Walter Rager Sr., 35, of Butler.