UPDATE: Skateboarder struck by vehicle, accused of running red light

A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
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A skateboarder injured after colliding with a vehicle inside a Saugus intersection early Monday evening has been cited for running a red light.

The traffic collision happened at 6:30 p.m. on Seco Canyon Road at Garzota Drive.

The skateboarder, identified only as an adult and not a child, as reported earlier by Sheriff’s Station officials, was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital from the crash scene.

He suffered a broken ankle and a leg fracture, Sgt. Scott Shoemaker of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s Traffic Section.

“The skateboarder was cited for failing to stop at a red light,” he said.

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