Motorcyclist hurt in Newhall Pass crash

A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
A motorcyclist was injured and taken to the hospital Monday morning following a crash in the Newhall Pass. Shortly after 6:20 a.m., paramedics of the Los Angeles County Fire Department were dispatched to reports of a traffic collision involving a motorcyclist in the southbound lanes of I-5, near the Highway 14 interchange. “This call was for a motorcycle down,” a Fire Department spokesman told The Signal. Paramedics arrived at the crash scene at 6:45 a.m., he said. “They transported one to a local hospital,” he said. 661-287-5527 On Twitter @jamesarthurholt