Arrest made after crossing guard struck by vehicle in Port Richmond

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- One of two men facing charges in an accident that injured a Port Richmond crossing guard has been arrested.

Philadelphia police say 35-year-old Joseph Herron was driving a red Nissan Tuesday afternoon when it ran a red light, struck an SUV, and then hit the 61-year-old crossing guard.

Herron is charged with a slew of offenses, including aggravated assault while driving under the influence.

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Two people are facing charges after a beloved crossing guard was hit by a vehicle in Port Richmond.



Police say the second driver involved in the crash was driving a stolen vehicle.

The crossing guard continues to recover from serious injuries.
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