Newhall Pedestrian Accident on Valencia Boulevard
NEWHALL, CA (August 26, 2020) – Thursday afternoon, two people were detained after a traffic crash on Valencia Boulevard.
The crash involving a pedestrian occurred around 12:10 p.m. in the 24280 block of Valencia Boulevard.
“The caller said it was in front of the Starbucks, but no transports were made,” revealed Leslie Lua, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies also received reports of a probable assault with a deadly weapon call in the same area and time.
Thus, the deputies administered a containment near Cheryl Kelton Place in Newhall. Afterward, they arrested at least two people.
At this time, the circumstances that have led up to the crash remain under active investigation.
Pedestrian Accidents in California
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
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