Child on bike sent to hospital after struck by car

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies respond to reports of a vehicle versus bike crash on Walnut Springs Avenue Sunday afternoon. August 16, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.
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A child on a bike was transported to the hospital after being struck by a car in Santa Clarita Sunday evening.

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to reports of a traffic collision with a pedestrian involved around 4:20 p.m., on the 27400 block of Walnut Springs Avenue, according to Supervisor Cheryl Sims.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies respond to reports of a vehicle versus bike crash on Walnut Springs Avenue Sunday afternoon. August 16, 2020. Bobby Block / The Signal.

“A child was on their bike, possibly didn’t see a car coming … and accidentally ran into a car,” Sims said. “There’s an injury there and sheriff’s (deputies) are on (the) scene.”

The child was transported to the hospital as a result of this incident, though it is unknown the extent of their injuries, Sims added.

The windshield of the car was shattered upon impact.

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