PALM DESERT: Passenger Injured, DUI Driver Arrested After Crash on Highway 111
PALM DESERT, California (April 4, 2016) — A suspected DUI driver, Christopher Lather, 24, of Desert Hot Springs, has been arrested following a minor-injury crash early Monday morning on Highway 111 at Deep Canyon Road, a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department report said.
The crash took place about 12:07 a.m. when Lather’s black sedan crashed into multiple parked, unoccupied vehicles in a parking lot. Paramedics responded and transported a female passenger to a local hospital for treatment of minor facial injuries.
The driver was not injured in the crash, but was arrested and booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio.
Witnesses may contact the Palm Desert Police Department at (760) 836-1600.
If you were injured in a traffic accident involving a negligent driver, Johnson Attorneys Group can help by providing a free consultation at 800-235-6801.