Deputies investigate fatal collision

Deputies investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a crossover SUV near Railroad Avenue and 11th Street in Newhall Sunday night. Austin Dave/The Signal
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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are investigating a fatal collision that took place on Lyons Avenue and Railroad Avenue on Sunday evening.


BREAKING: Pedestrian killed in collision with SUV

BREAKING: Pedestrian killed in collision with vehicle on Railroad Avenue north of Lyons Avenue. Reporter Austin Dave is live at the scene.Read more here: https://signalscv.com/2019/03/deputies-investigate-fatal-collision/

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Signal on Sunday, March 3, 2019

Firefighters received a call about a vehicle-vs.-pedestrian incident at 6:17 p.m., arriving on scene at 6:19 p.m., according to Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Ron Singleton.

“We arrived on scene, and 10 minutes later the crew was available again with no call for additional transport,” Singleton said.

Deputies investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a crossover SUV near Railroad Avenue and 11th Street in Newhall Sunday night. Austin Dave/The Signal

A vehicle carrying a driver and three teenage passengers collided with a pedestrian, according to witnesses on scene.

Sgt. Mike Konecny of the SCV Sheriff’s Station was able to confirm the location of the incident and the location of the fatality; however, no other information was available at this time.

The driver of a van is taken into custody after slamming through a roadblock at the scene of a fatal traffic collision investigation. Caleb Lunetta/The Signal

Railroad Avenue was shut down with police tape, and witnesses indicated the driver of the van is under investigation. The vehicle used in the collision is now in the parking lot of the Old Town Newhall Library with a smashed windshield and right bumper.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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