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Press Release: DUI Traffic Collision
Agency: Rancho Mirage Police
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: January 5, 2018 Time: 6:00 A.M.
Incident Date: January 5, 2018 Time: 4:00 A.M.
Incident Location: State Highway 111 X Indian Trail, Rancho Mirage
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Tom Brewster
File Number(s): S180050002


On Friday, January 5, 2018, at about 4:00 A.M. officers from the Rancho Mirage Police Department responded to a single vehicle traffic collision on State Highway 111 cross of Indian Trail, Rancho Mirage.  Preliminary investigation showed the driver and sole occupant of a Honda sedan was traveling westbound on State Highway 111 near Indian Trail when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a palm tree. 

The driver of the Honda suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.  It is believed alcohol was a factor in this collision.  The investigation to determine the cause of the collision is ongoing. 

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has further information is asked to contact the Rancho Mirage Police Department at 760 836-1600.   


Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.



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