Pedestrian Crash at Canyon Country Injures One Person in Wheelchair
SANTA CLARITA, CA (November 23, 2021) – A person in motorized wheelchair was injured Saturday after a pedestrian crash at Canyon Country.
The incident happened around 7:47 a.m., in the neighborhood of Canyon Country. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.
According to California Highway Patrol, the driver of a vehicle struck a person in a mobilized wheelchair. However, the events leading up remain unclear.
Responding medics arrived and transported the injured victim to a local hospital for further treatment. Although, there has been no update on their current condition.
At this time, authorities are currently conducting an active investigation into the crash. Santa Clarita police encourage witnesses to cooperate and reach out as soon as possible.
Once available, further details will be provided.
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