2 Hospitalized in Saugus Crash on Soledad Canyon Road and Bouquet Canyon Road
SAUGUS, CA (July 13, 2022) – Tuesday, two people sustained injuries in an accident on Soledad Canyon Road and Bouquet Canyon Road.
According to Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the SCV Station, the incident happened at around 9:15 a.m. Moreover, the crash occurred at the four corners intersection of Soledad Canyon Road, Bouquet Canyon Road, and Valencia Boulevard.
Reports revealed that the incident started when a man exited his vehicle to pump gas, However, the vehicle started to roll back. Then, the driver rushed to re-enter the vehicle and attempted to stop the vehicle. However, it accelerated backward towards incoming traffic. As a result, oncoming vehicles struck the vehicle and ejected the driver in the process.
Eventually, the vehicle ran over its driver moments later.
Moreover, responders transported the driver, a 69-year-old man, to a hospital with critical injuries. Also, responders transported another patient to a hospital with major injuries.
Meanwhile, officers asked anyone with information about the crash to call the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Traffic Office at 661-260-4000.
May this incident be a reminder for all motorists to drive responsibly. Drivers should also keep in mind that distracted driving, speeding, and failing to yield will lead to dangerous road accidents.
How To Proceed From a Crash
While driving is essential for many to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous daily maneuvers. Thus, it is therefore important to know how to proceed in case you find yourself involved in a traffic collision.
On the AAA Foundation Website, chief executive officer Peter Kissinger repeatedly labeled the epidemic of motor vehicle-related accidents a “public health crisis.”
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