By CBSLA Staff

SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) – A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s motorcycle deputy was seriously injured in a crash involving a big-rig in the Valencia area Wednesday morning.

April 28, 2021. (CBSLA)

The collision occurred at around 8 a.m. in the area of McBean Parkway and Creekside Road.

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The deputy was taken to a hospital in serious condition, L.A. Sheriff Alex Villanueva said.

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The deputy was identified as Chad Perrigo.

According to Villanueva, the the semi-truck collided with the motorcycle while making a left turn.

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The exact cause and circumstances of the crash are under investigation.