Pedestrian involved in hit-and-run incident in Canyon Country


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. 

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