Fatal Accident on I-5 at Tustin Ranch Road
TUSTIN, CA (May 10, 2018) – A big rig collision on Interstate 5 took the life of a man, early Thursday morning. His identity was not immediately released.
The fatal accident occurred around 2:30 AM on the southbound 5 Freeway, at Tustin Ranch Road. It involved a red Nissan Versa and a white semi-truck that was parked on the right shoulder of the highway.
Events leading up to the collision were not disclosed, but the Nissan rear-ended the big rig. The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene, and the vehicle was severely damaged. A SigAlert was issued for several hours. The No. 4 and 5 lanes of I-5 were temporarily closed while authorities investigated the scene. Officials continue to search for the cause of the incident.
No additional information is available at this time.
Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May he rest in peace.
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