10/22/2014 — According to Sgt. Jessica Vanderhoof of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 12:35 A.M. the La Quinta Police Department responded to the area of Avenida Bermudas and Avenue 52 regarding a DUI / non-injury traffic collision.
A white Toyota Highlander was traveling northbound on Avenida Bermudas and rear ended a security vehicle conducting a perimeter check of the exterior of Traditions gated community.
The driver of the Toyota, Lucia Johanna Salas, age 37 of Coachella, 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).