One arrested following crash where one was ejected


One person was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, after a traffic collision on Highway 14 where one person was ejected from their vehicle Tuesday night, according to California Highway Patrol officials.

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to the crash on northbound Highway 14, north of Sand Canyon Road, around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Supervisor Marvin Lim. 

“One patient was ejected from the vehicle,” Lim said. “That patient was transported at 9:56 p.m.”

CHP officers also responded to the scene, finding a sedan lying sideways in the high occupancy vehicle lane, according to Officer Peter Nicholson of the CHP Traffic Management Office. 

The crash was determined to be a two-vehicle hit and run, accoridng to Josh Greengard, a spokesman with the CHP Newhall-area Office. The driver who caused the crash fled from the scene on foot, he added.

CHP officers were able to locate the man, who was determined to be the driver through an investigation, Greengard said.

“(He) was arrested for felony DUI charges,” Greengard added.

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