Injured motorcyclist airlifted to local trauma center

American Medical Response and Los Angeles County Fire crews load a patient into Copter 15 at Castaic Lake's Lower Lagoon on May 29, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
A male motorcyclist was airlifted from Castaic Monday after sustaining injuries from a crash that occurred in Gorman, according to the California Highway Patrol. At 6:23 p.m., CHP was called to the southbound 5 just south of CHP Road when a reporting party said that his son needed assistance after sustaining injuries in a motorcycle accident in Gorman, according to CHP. Officers called the Los Angeles County Fire Department to the scene to treat and transport the injured motorcyclist for a possible broken leg.
American Medical Response and Los Angeles County Fire crews load a patient into Copter 15 at Castaic Lake’s Lower Lagoon on May 29, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal
CHP took the parent and son to the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s landing area before Helicopter 15 arrived at 6:40 p.m., according to Inspector Richard Licon of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Both the parent and patient were transported to a local trauma facility at 7:09 p.m., according to Licon. [email protected] 661-287-5575 On Twitter as @_ChristinaCox_

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Christina Cox

Christina Cox

Christina Cox is a multimedia journalist covering education, community and breaking news in the Santa Clarita Valley. She joined The Signal as a staff writer in August 2016.