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Press Release: DUI Traffic Collision
Agency: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: 06/26/19 Time: 10:06 pm
Incident Date: 06/25/19 Time: 6:30 am
Incident Location: 74478 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Marcus Abbe
File Number(s): T191760139


Manuel Hernandez

On June 25, 2019, around 10:06 pm, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Palm Desert Station responded to a reported single vehicle traffic collision inside the Chevron Gas Station parking lot, located at 74478 Highway 111, Palm Desert. The investigation later determined a red Jeep Wrangler, driven by a Manuel Hernandez, age 47 of Palm Desert, lost control of his vehicle and struck the building at the location, causing minor damage. Manuel Hernandez was found to have been operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. After being medically cleared at a local hospital, Manuel Hernandez was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio for driving under the influence of alcohol.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact, Deputy William Rosati from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Palm Desert Station at 760-836-1600, or Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP (7867). The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department urges all drivers not to drink and drive.


California Office of Traffic Safety   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Funding for this operation is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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