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SCV Sheriff’s Station Motor Deputy Hospitalized After Crash With Big Rig



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A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station motor deputy was hospitalized after a crash with a big rig Wednesday morning.

The incident was reported at about 7:20 a.m. Wednesday near McBean Parkway and Creekside Drive, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The deputy was conducting routine patrol checks while driving westbound on Creekside Road, when he collided with a semi-truck traveling eastbound attempting to make a turn into a business, according to Deputy Arriaga, spokesperson for the station.

The driver of the semi-truck remained on scene and was cooperative with traffic investigators, Arriaga said.

“We ask that you keep the deputy in your thoughts and prayers,” she added.

Two people were transported to a local hospital, according to Fire officials.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

SCV Sheriff’s Station Capt. Justin Diez said the motorcycle deputy is in “serious, but stable condition.”

Residents are encouraged to avoid the area as the investigation continues.

Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available.


Vehicle Crashes Into Sand Canyon Fire Station 132, No Injuries Reported



Sand Canyon Crash Los Angeles County Fire Station 132
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A vehicle crashed into Sand Canyon Fire Station 132, resulting in damage to the building and no injuries.

The incident was reported at about 8:13 a.m. Thursday on the 29300 block of Sand Canyon Road in Canyon Country, according to Marvin Lim, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“The vehicle did impact the structure, it was our fire station,” Lim said. “It was a civilian vehicle.”

Inspectors with the City of Santa Clarita Department of Building and Safety were requested to determine the structural integrity of the station, according to Fire officials.

Southern California Gas Company officials were also dispatched due to the close proximity of the crash to a gas line.

As of 8:45 a.m. Thursday, the extent of the damage is unknown, according to Lim.

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Two Ejected From Vehicle After Acton Crash On Angeles Forest Highway




Two people were ejected from a vehicle and airlifted to the hospital after an Acton crash on Angeles Forest Highway Tuesday evening. 

The crash was reported just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday near Angeles Forest Highway and Mount Emma Road, according to Supervisor Bernard Peters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

“We went out to a rollover crash, with multiple people ejected,” Peters said.

Upon arrival, firefighters found two victims ejected from the vehicle and two others injured, according to the dispatch supervisor. 

Copter 16 with L.A. County Fire Air Operations responded to the incident and airlifted two people, according to fire officials.

Two additional people were transported to Antelope Valley Hospital via ambulance, Peters said.

Mount Emma Road is temporarily closed in both directions, according to California Highway Patrol logs. 

The conditions of the victims are unknown as of Tuesday. 

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Two Killed After Sherman Oaks Crash, Woman Arrested For Possible DUI



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Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle Sherman Oaks crash early Saturday morning, including a 15-year-old boy, with one of the drivers arrested in connection to the incident. 

The crash was reported at about 12:10 a.m. on the eastbound 101 Freeway near Van Nuys Boulevard, according to Brian Humphrey, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).

One person was declared dead on scene, according to Humphrey.

A 15-year-old boy was transported to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries, according to a California Highway Patrol (CHP) report. 

Alcohol was determined to be a factor in the crash, according to investigators. 

A 2008 Honda was traveling east of Van Nuys Boulevard when the vehicle rear-ended a 2019 Isuzu box truck, according to the report. 

After the impact, both vehicles crashed into the center divider, according to CHP officials.

The box truck went over the center divider onto the westbound lanes and struck a 2017 Honda, investigators said.

“The collision with the center divider wall, and subsequent collision from the 2017 Honda, caused significant intrusion to the passenger compartment of the Isuzu,” the report said. 

Two passengers from the Isuzu suffered fatal injuries as a result of the collision, according to the CHP.

The identities of both victims are unknown as of Saturday, pending notification of next of kin by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office.

A 20-year-old woman, the driver of the 2008 Honda, was transported to the hospital and later arrested in connection to the crash, according to investigators. 

Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to call the CHP West Valley Office at 818-888-0980.

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