One pedestrian was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene on Friday morning in Canyon Country, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials.
According to Esteban Benitez, a spokesman for the Fire Department, the incident occurred on Foxlane Drive and Nadal Street.
According to Sgt. Robert Wilkinson, a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Station, a skateboarder had been crossing the street and was struck by a grey sedan. The sedan fled the scene.
Firefighters were dispatched at 9:21 a.m. and arrived on the scene by 9:26 a.m.
“We had one transport (to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital) at 9:28,” said Benitez.
“He was reported conscious and breathing at the time,” said Wilkinson.
At the time of this publication, the extent of the injuries is unknown.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.