1 Hurt in Santa Clarita Pedestrian Crash on Pine Street
SANTA CLARITA, CA (February 3, 2021) – Tuesday night, a pedestrian suffered injuries in a hit-and-run accident on Pine Street in Newhall.
The authorities received a report of a pedestrian crash just after 7:35 p.m.
Supervisor Choi with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said that it happened on Pine Street.
“We got a call of a hit and run involving a pedestrian,” Choi added.
At this time, the authorities haven’t disclosed the extent of injuries sustained by the patient.
“One patient was taken to an area hospital,” stated Supervisor Michael Pittman from the Department.
Furthermore, the deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station continue to search for the hit-and-run vehicle.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
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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