Elderly man killed following afternoon Valencia crash
A white SUV crash resulted in one fatality on Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia on June 14,. Samie Gebers/The Signal
By Christina Cox
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

An elderly man was killed following a collision between a white SUV and a big rig early Wednesday afternoon, according to officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

The collision occurred at 12:05 p.m. at Magic Mountain Parkway and north Tourney Road.

“An elderly gentleman slammed into the rear of big rig type truck,” said Lt. Chuck Becerra of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.  “Witnesses are saying that the car started swerving just prior to the accident.”

Officials on scene believe the male driver of the SUV suffered a medical incident before the fatal collision, according to Becerra.

The man killed in the crash has not been identified yet as officials are waiting for the coroner to arrive on scene.

The driver of the big rig was not injured in the accident.

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About the author

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.

A white SUV crash resulted in one fatality on Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia on June 14,. Samie Gebers/The Signal

Elderly man killed following afternoon Valencia crash

An elderly man was killed following a collision between a white SUV and a big rig early Wednesday afternoon, according to officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

The collision occurred at 12:05 p.m. at Magic Mountain Parkway and north Tourney Road.

“An elderly gentleman slammed into the rear of big rig type truck,” said Lt. Chuck Becerra of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.  “Witnesses are saying that the car started swerving just prior to the accident.”

Officials on scene believe the male driver of the SUV suffered a medical incident before the fatal collision, according to Becerra.

The man killed in the crash has not been identified yet as officials are waiting for the coroner to arrive on scene.

The driver of the big rig was not injured in the accident.

ccox@signalscv.com
661-287-5575
On Twitter as @_ChristinaCox_

About the author

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.