RANCHO MIRAGE, CA. 2014-04-07 — According to Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Patrick Carroll, on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 2:28 a.m. officers from the Rancho Mirage Police Department responded to a single vehicle traffic accident in the area of Gerald Ford Drive and Mission Hills Drive, Rancho Mirage. The investigation revealed a white Nissan was traveling east on Gerald Ford Drive approaching Mission Hills Drive when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle drove up and onto the center median at which time it became disabled.
The driver was identified as Erica Perez, age 30 of Bermuda Dunes. Erica Perez was uninjured and was arrested for D.U.I. She was later transported to the Riverside County Jail located in the city of Indio. It is believed alcohol played a factor in this traffic collision.