On Friday, November 30, 2018, at approximately 3:51 PM, traffic officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to the area of Desert Greens Dr. S. and Chimney Flats Dr, in reference to a reported traffic collision involving a golf cart and vehicle. Preliminary investigation revealed the golf cart was traveling eastbound on Desert Greens S. and attempted to turn left onto Chimney Flats Dr. when it collided with a vehicle traveling westbound. An elderly female driver of one of the vehicles was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. At this time, it is unknown if alcohol/drugs were a factor of the collision.
The investigation to determine the cause of the collision is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the collision or has further information is asked to call Officer Miller from the Palm Desert Police Department’s Traffic Team at (760) 836-1600.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.
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