RANCHO MIRAGE, California (July 30, 2014) –– Four people were injured Tuesday night including the suspected drunken driver of the car they were all riding in who crashed into a stalled unoccupied pickup truck on Ramon Road at Bob Hope Drive, according to a press release by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
About 10:53 p.m., Rancho Mirage Police Department sent officers to the scene of the crash to investigate the collision at the intersection. Upon their arrival, police learned that Patrick Carleton, 54, of Cathedral City appeared to be driving under the influence of alcohol and that he and his three passengers required hospitalization.
Carleton was booked into Riverside County Jail in Indio.
“Drunken drivers are not only a danger to all motorists, but to themselves,” said Attorney James Johnson. “Fortunately no one was killed in this car accident.”
If you have legal questions following a crash with a drunken driver, contact Johnson Attorneys Group for a free consultation with an experienced attorney at 800-235-6801.
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