Transit Deputy Involved In Collision In Newhall
A reserve sheriff's deputy assigned to the Transit Division Training Unit was involved in a minor traffic accident while enroute home today.
According to Lt. Robert Lewis, watch commander at the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station, the deputy was in the area of Newhall Avenue and Railroad Avenue shortly after 3 p.m. when the front end of his motorcycle was clipped by another vehicle. The deputy's motorcycle flipped over and he fell forward to the ground.
Lewis said the deputy's injuries appeared to be minor, but he was transported to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital as a precaution.