Pedestrian struck, injured by vehicle in intersection


A pedestrian was injured Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle in intersection at Soledad Canyon Road and Crossglade Avenue.

According to Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Richard Licon, paramedics were dispatched to the scene at 5:57 p.m. and arrived at 6:03 p.m.

The struck pedestrian was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital for a possible leg injury, according to Lt. Bryan Aguilera with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

“The pedestrian was in the crosswalk,” Aguilera said.  “The pedestrian did have the right of way.”

Aguilera said the driver of the vehicle failed to yield to the pedestrian and did not see the individual when he turned.

Officials are still investigating the incident.

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