Suspect in Parma crash, standoff surrenders to police

PARMA, Ohio-- A standoff at a house in Parma ended peacefully Friday afternoon.

A car hit a pole and ejected one man from the car on Broadview Road, fire officials said. Paramedics took that person to MetroHealth Medical Center.

The driver ran into a nearby house and barricaded himself inside, Parma police said. SWAT and crisis negotiators responded to the scene.

The man surrendered to police at about noon.

The situation happened near Saint Sergius Russian Orthodox Cathedral on Broadview Road, and just down the street from several other churches and schools.

All schools and day cares in the area were placed on lockdown, according to police.

Broadview Road