California: Elias “Speedy” Gonzalez charged with DUI when he hit traffic sign

Elias Gonzalez DUI crash in La Quinta Calif


LA QUINTA, CALIF. — According to On Sunday, June 21, 2015, at 5:44 A.M.,  the La Quinta Police Department responded to a single vehicle, non-injury, traffic collision on Fred Waring Dr. and Palm Royale Dr.  A white, 2006, Lincoln MKZ was traveling westbound on Fred Waring Dr. from Palm Royale Dr. and drifted into the center divider colliding with a street sign.

The driver, Elias Gonzalez, 25, of Palm Desert, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and/ or drugs.  Gonzalez was taken to a local area hospital as a precaution and then booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact La Quinta Police Department at 760-863-8990 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP (7867).  The La Quinta Police Department urges all drivers not to drink and drive.  To report suspected drunk drivers, please call 911.