The big rig driver identified by the Orange County Coroner’s Office was Ruben Mendoza Chavez age 31 from Tijuana, Mexico. The coroner’s office stated that Chavez was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
According to the California Highway Patrol the accident remains under investigation and an arrest was not made. Ehline Law Firm PC, is a truck accident attorney that writes legal news and articles about tort related subjects. There are many potential issues raised here, from pure comparative negligence, to wrongful death laws. To learn more, contact 633 W 5th St #2890 28th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071. 213.596.9642.