Sun. May 19th, 2024

On Thursday, April 4, 2024, at approximately 4:19 AM, Fullerton Police Officers were dispatched to the area of S. State College Blvd. and E. Walnut Ave. regarding a traffic collision involving a black vehicle and a tractor-trailer.

Upon arrival, Officers located a black Honda Civic underneath the rear of a tractor-trailer. The driver and sole occupant of the Honda Civic was still in the driver’s seat. The Fullerton Fire Department responded, extricated the female, and began life-saving measures before transporting her to a local trauma hospital.

The female adult driver is currently listed in critical condition.

Preliminary investigation indicates the tractor-trailer combination was traveling northbound on S. State College Blvd., and in the process of making a left turn onto Walnut Ave. when the Honda Civic collided with the side of the tractor-trailer.

The 52-year-old driver of the semi-truck remained on scene and is cooperating with Investigators.
At this time, it is unknown whether drugs or alcohol played a factor in the cause of the collision.

Accident Investigators are seeking further information from anyone who might have witnessed this collision. Any witnesses with information about this traffic collision are encouraged to contact Fullerton Police Traffic Accident Investigator Manes at (714) 738-6815 or via email at

Those wishing to provide information anonymously can call the Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1(855) TIP-OCCS or visit their website at

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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