Will Ferrell Car Crash Investigation Complete — Find Out Who Was At Fault

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Jun. 11 2018, Updated 7:01 p.m. ET

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Will Ferrell was rushed to the hospital on April 12, 2018 after being involved in a brutal car crash in Orange County, and now learned exclusively the investigation is complete and can reveal who was at fault for the horrific crash that could have easily killed the actor.

According to the Department of California Highway Patrol Traffic Collision Report exclusively obtained by Radar, the driver, Jacob Michael Espinoza, who hit Will’s car is at fault.

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The documents also reveal a sketch diagram showing the investigators findings of the traumatic event that could have been deadly.

Ferrell's longtime driver, Mark Thompson, who was behind the wheel at the time of the accident was extricated from the vehicle, according to the report exclusively obtained by Radar.

The document notes Espinoza violated California Vehicle Code Section 22107 which states: "No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with reasonable safety and then only after the giving of an appropriate signal in the manner provided in this chapter in the event any other vehicle may be affected by the movement."

As readers know, the Elf star, 50, was rushed to the hospital—incredibly only with minor injuries– after the serious car accident when his 2017 Lincoln Navigator driving I-5, north of La Paz road lost control, hit the center divider and overturned, leaving four people hospitalized.

Ferrell’s vehicle was traveling next to the 2007 Toyota driven by Espinoza in the HOV-lane.

For an “unknown reason,” the 2007 Toyota “veered into the HOV lane” and “struck the right rear of” the car Ferrell was in.

“All occupants in the Lincoln navigator (4 including driver) were taken to nearby hospitals,” the Public Information Officer told Radar of the crash at the time.

“One of the passengers, a 27-year-old woman, was taken to the hospital with major injuries,” the PIO noted.

The police report explained how the woman was not wearing her seatbelt.

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