[03-28-2024] Los Angeles County, CA – Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle Near 16th Street in Newhall

Published April 18, 2024

[03-28-2024] Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle Near 16th Street in Newhall pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in Newhall, Los Angeles County, on Thursday morning, March 28, 2024. 

According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the collision happened around 10:00 a.m. near the intersection of Orchard Village Road and 16th Street. 

Authorities stated that a pedestrian was transported to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle. The severity and nature of the injuries remain unknown. 

At this time, there is no description available about the driver or the vehicle that struck the pedestrian. Anyone with information about the collision is encouraged to contact the police. 

No further information was released. The investigation continues. 

Don’t Know What To Do After An Accident?

Your safety and rights depend on what you do next after an accident. Remember the following steps if you find yourself in one:

  • Check yourself for any injuries.

  • Stay on the scene, call 9-1-1, and wait for emergency responders.

  • Move your vehicle to the road shoulder if safe; turn on hazard lights.

  • Fully cooperate with law enforcement and stay until cleared to leave.

  • Document the scene and injuries with photos and videos.

  • Seek immediate medical attention.

  • Contact your insurance company and find a personal injury lawyer for legal advice.

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