Man Killed in Head-on Crash on Ortega Highway Near Gibby Road

2 Others Injured in Fatal Accident in San Juan Capistrano

Fatal Car Crash, Fatal Accident, Fatal Car Accident

San Juan Capistrano, CA (April 22, 2019) – A man was killed in a head-on crash in San Juan Capistrano. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of April 22 on Ortega Highway.

The driver of a 2016 Dodge Ram truck was heading west on Ortega Highway, near Gibby Road, when it drifted over the double-yellow lines into the eastbound. That truck collided head-on with a 1999 Dodge Ram truck.

The driver of the 1999 Dodge truck, a 34-year-old South Gate man, died. His passenger, a 30-year-old man from Los Angeles, suffered major injuries and was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the other truck was hospitalized with minor injuries. He is cooperating with police.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.

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