10/21/2014 – Sergeant Jessica Vanderhoof reports that on Tuesday, October 19, 2014 at 11:03 P.M. the La Quinta Police Department responded to the area of Avenue 48 and Hidden Shadow Ranch regarding a DUI / non-injury traffic collision. A white Ford Fusion was traveling eastbound on Avenue 48 and entered the left turn pocket at Hidden Shadow Ranch. The Ford backed into another vehicle as the driver attempted to back up while in the left turn pocket.
The driver, Jeri Lynn Mut, age 62 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).