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California FedEx Truck Accident Leaves One Man Dead

TUSTIN, California — On June 17, early Saturday morning, a tragic incident occurred on the 5 Freeway in Tustin, resulting in the loss of a man’s life.

The fatal crash took place at approximately 2:50 a.m. on the southbound freeway near Tustin Ranch Road. The California Highway Patrol reported that a Federal Express truck collided with the man’s vehicle from behind, leading to a devastating fire engulfing the car.

Regrettably, the man succumbed to his injuries at the scene, as confirmed by the first responders.

To respect the privacy of the victim’s family, the Orange County Coroner’s Office will disclose the identity of the deceased once the immediate family members have been duly notified.

As of now, no further details are available, and the authorities are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.

All fatal accidents should be investigated to help the surviving family and bring about change

Families impacted by the sudden passing of a loved one deserve answers and justice from the negligent parties that caused the crash. This accident will need to be investigated by trained professionals to ensure all parties responsible for this man’s death are held accountable. 

Our firm is currently handling other cases similar to this one. When companies demonstrate repeated negligent behavior, it indicates a lack of policies and procedures designed to prevent such accidents from occurring. While negligent drivers are accountable for the harm they cause, the employing company is also accountable when it fails to take reasonable steps to train its drivers to act safely in all situations. 

In addition to receiving the financial support needed to care for and provide for their surviving family, our clients find comfort in knowing that their actions can lead to safer policies and procedures and protect others from suffering the same loss. Our clients find comfort in joining efforts with other families that have experienced similar losses that are seeking the same outcome.  

This crash will undoubtedly leave many mourning, and to them, I extend my deepest condolences during this time of grief and sorrow. 


The Ammons Law Firm represents clients nationwide in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation, with extensive experience in complex auto/tire defect and commercial vehicle cases. 

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Information contained in this blog was compiled from third-party sources or is the opinion of the author. Please inform us immediately if false or misleading information is contained in this post.

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