Santa Ana (February 22, 2019) – A driver crashed into the back of a semi-truck and was killed after being trapped underneath it Tuesday on the 5 Freeway in Santa Ana. The crash happened around 12:300 p.m. on a transition roadway on the northbound 5 and northbound 14 Freeway.

The car trapped beneath the big rig was a Mercedes-Benz and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. No information has been released about the driver’s identity. The road was closed during the investigation, creating a lot of traffic in the area.

Officials still aren’t sure what may have caused this crash.

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Source: LA Times

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Michael Beliz

Michael A. Beliz, Esq., established The Beliz Law Firm in the spring of 2011.  Michael has been a practicing attorney since 2006 and worked for two of the most prominent plaintiff’s personal injury law firms in Southern California.  He has worked on and handled hundreds of cases as an attorney in all types of personal injury cases, including vehicle accidents, pedestrian accidents and dog bites, and successfully recovered millions of dollars for his clients.

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