SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO: Fatal Crash on Ortega Highway
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California (March 25, 2016) — A deadly crash involving a white big rig occurred early Friday morning on the Ortega Highway 74, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision took place about 2:30 a.m. between Shadetree Lane and Siega Road.
An article by The Orange County Register said a Honda Civic collided with a truck. The Honda driver, 21-year-old Ladera Ranch Dorrian Wyatt, was trapped in the car which was pinned underneath the big rig.
Wyatt was pronounced dead at the scene. The operator of semi-truck was transported to Mission Hospital for back pain.
Police are investigating what led to the collision and will determine liability.
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