Driver Arrested on DUI Charges After Collision on Highway 111
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (June 29, 2018) — Gustavo Aguirre, 37, of La Quinta, has been arrested on DUI charges following a collision on Highway 111 in Indian Wells, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
The crash took place about 6:23 p.m. last night in the 76,000 block of Highway 111. Aguirre was reportedly traveling eastbound on Highway 11 when he crashed into another vehicle traveling in the same direction. His vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into a wall. It’s unknown whether or not anyone else was hurt in the crash.
Police arriving at the scene suspected Aguirre was driving under the influence of alcohol and he was arrested after being treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. He was then booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio.
The Indian Wells Police Department is heading up the investigation into the matter. Witnesses may contact Officer Roman Lugo with the Indian Wells Police Department at (760) 836-1600, or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #J181790015.
Traffic Accident Investigation
At this time, it’s apparent that the suspected DUI driver is at fault for this collision and that anyone who was hurt may pursue a claim for damages.
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