La Quinta Police
According to La Quinta Police on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 10:29 P.M. the La Quinta Police Department responded to the area of Washington Street and Avenue 50 regarding a DUI /non-injury traffic collision.
A gray BMW was traveling southbound on Washington Street when it veered off the roadway and collided with a wall. The driver and sole occupant, Christopher Chmielak, age 38 of La Quinta, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol/and or drugs and taken to a local area hospital as a precaution prior to being booked into the county jail in Indio.
The La Quinta Police Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the La Quinta Police Department at (760) 863-8990, or they can call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867).