On 05/31/19, at about 6:46 PM, La Quinta deputies responded to Washington St and Lake La Quinta Dr. reference a non-injury traffic collision. Investigation revealed driver, Sandra Gilhousen, 72 years of Washington made a left turn from southbound Washington St onto Lake La Quinta Dr. in front of a vehicle traveling northbound on Washington St. Gilhousen was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked into the Indio Jail.
The La Quinta Police Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive and encourages everyone wear their seatbelt. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, at (760) 863-8990, or they can call anonymous tips at (760) 341-STOP (7867).
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.
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