Suspected Hit-and-Run Accident on 5 Freeway Left One Hurt

SANTA CLARITA, CA (January 31, 2022)On Saturday, one person sustained injuries after a suspected hit-and-run vehicle accident on 5 Freeway.

The crash happened around 6:55 p.m. on the northbound of 5 Freeway along Templin Highway.

Furthermore CHP responded and located one person with unspecified injuries, although, the events that led to the crash remain unknown.

Consequently, paramedics rushed the victim to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for treatment.

As per reports, officials suspected it was a hit-and-run, however, at the current time investigators are working to determine further details about the deadly incident.

Moreover, both directions of the roadway shutdown temporarily to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Santa Clarita police did not release any additional information at this time but will release updates once available.

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