Man hospitalized after vehicle rolls over leg

First responders work on a man who was rolled over by a car on the Old Road in Castaic near Lake Hughes Road on Monday morning, Jan. 17, 2017. Katharine Lotze/Signal
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A man was taken to the hospital after a vehicle apparently ran over his leg, a fire department official confirmed.

At 9:56 a.m., the California Highway Patrol received a report of an unknown vehicle striking a pedestrian near Lake Hughes Road and Interstate 5, outside of a Mobil fueling station, according to a CHP traffic incident log.

First responders work on a man who was rolled over by a car on The Old Road in Castaic near Lake Hughes Road on Monday morning, Jan. 17, 2017. Katharine Lotze/Signal

Fire Station 149 crews arrived on scene in tandem with an ambulance a few minutes later and determined a vehicle rolled over a man’s leg, according to Supervising Fire Dispatcher Melanie Flores.

An American Medical Response crew transported the man to the hospital after county fire paramedics assessed injuries at the scene.

The incident is under investigation by CHP, which is the state agency tasked with undertaking the scope of traffic collisions in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.

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