UPDATE: One dead, multiple people hurt in traffic collision in SCV
Firefighters work to free one of three trapped crash victims near McBean Parkway and Copper Hill Drive in Valencia on May 5, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)
By Jonathan Smith
Friday, May 5th, 2017

A man involved in a two-vehicle collision was killed Friday night after suffering injuries from the crash, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

A 24-year-old man from Hemet was pronounced dead. Both his passenger, a 23-year-old Santa Clarita Valley woman, and the driver of the other vehicle, a 20-year-old SCV man, were transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Fatal traffic collision occurred at 8:46 p.m. tonight at Copperhill Dr/McBean Pkwy in Valencia. It was a head-on…

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Friday, May 5, 2017

The crash was reported at 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of McBean Parkway and Copper Hill Drive, said Supervising Fire Dispatcher Robert Diaz. It was a head-on collision.

At least one person at the scene was trapped in a car and had to be extricated, Diaz said. A witness at the scene said two other victims had to be extricated from vehicles.

An investigation into the collision is ongoing.

Firefighters work to free one of three trapped crash victims near McBean Parkway and Copper Hill Drive in Valencia on May 5, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)
Firefighters work to free one of three trapped crash victims near McBean Parkway and Copper Hill Drive in Valencia on May 5, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)

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Firefighters work to free one of three trapped crash victims near McBean Parkway and Copper Hill Drive in Valencia on May 5, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)

UPDATE: One dead, multiple people hurt in traffic collision in SCV

A man involved in a two-vehicle collision was killed Friday night after suffering injuries from the crash, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

A 24-year-old man from Hemet was pronounced dead. Both his passenger, a 23-year-old Santa Clarita Valley woman, and the driver of the other vehicle, a 20-year-old SCV man, were transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Fatal traffic collision occurred at 8:46 p.m. tonight at Copperhill Dr/McBean Pkwy in Valencia. It was a head-on…

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station on Friday, May 5, 2017

The crash was reported at 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of McBean Parkway and Copper Hill Drive, said Supervising Fire Dispatcher Robert Diaz. It was a head-on collision.

At least one person at the scene was trapped in a car and had to be extricated, Diaz said. A witness at the scene said two other victims had to be extricated from vehicles.

An investigation into the collision is ongoing.

Firefighters work to free one of three trapped crash victims near McBean Parkway and Copper Hill Drive in Valencia on May 5, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)
Firefighters work to free one of three trapped crash victims near McBean Parkway and Copper Hill Drive in Valencia on May 5, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)