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Press Release: Driving Under The Influence – Non Injury Traffic Collision
Agency: Palm Desert Police
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: April 13, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM
Incident Date: April 13, 2019 Time: 7:53 AM
Incident Location: Fred Waring east of Cook St, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Jared Howe
File Number(s): T191030019


Andrea Salcedo

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 07:53 AM, officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to a traffic collision on Fred Waring just east of Cook Street, in the city of Palm Desert.  It was determined the driver, Andrea Salcedo, 46 years of Desert Hot Springs, was driving her vehicle westbound on Fred Waring.  Just east of Cook street, she collided into the raised center median, crossed over into oncoming lanes, and crashed into the landscaping on the south side of the road.  Salcedo sustained no injuries from the collision.  During the investigation, it was determined that Salcedo showed symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  Salcedo was arrested for driving under the influence and was later transported to a local hospital as a precaution.  Once treated, she was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Officer Varon Potter with the Palm Desert Police Department at (760) 836-1600 or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #T191030019.

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


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