Santa Clarita first responders were called to the scene of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Tuesday after a child was struck near Sierra Vista Junior High School.
Lt. James Royal of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station confirmed the victim was a child and they are treating the collision as a hit-and-run incident.
The call came in at 1:33 p.m. near the intersection of Whites Canyon Road and Stillmore Street in Canyon Country, according to Leslie Lua, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokeswoman.
“Nobody has been transported,” said Lua. “But they did request an ambulance.”
The vehicle suspected of hitting the child was described as a gold Toyota Tundra, according to Royal.
This is a breaking news story and additional information will be added as it becomes available.