-- Carol M. Mendell, 33, 927 Del., and James C. Newman, 3, 204 Sharon Dr., were treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and later released after an accident at 5:35 p.m. Friday at Sixth and Alabama. Lawrence police reported that James was riding in a pickup driven west on Sixth by Edwin R. Harrison, 41, 204 Sharon Dr., that struck the rear of a car driven by Alan G. Walker, 35, 1047 1/2 Del. Walker's car, which had slowed for westbound traffic that was stopping, was pushed into the rear of a car driven by Mendell. Harrison was cited for inattentive driving and for not having the child in a car seat.
-- A pedestrian was transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital with minor injuries he suffered when he was hit by a pickup truck about 9 p.m. Saturday near North Second and Maple streets, Lawrence police reported. A police spokesman said the driver tried to avoid the man, who had stepped into the street off of the sidewalk, but the truck spun and the tailgate struck the pedestrian. No further information was available.