|Lillian Kay Waniata|
According to Riverside County Sheriff’s Sergeant Jorge Ramirez on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 8:27 PM, officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to a single vehicle traffic collision inside the Monterey Country Club, Palm Desert. Lillian Kay Waniata, 59 of Palm Desert, was traveling eastbound on Gran Via in a blue Chrysler 300, when she suddenly entered the golf course and collided into the wash basin.
The collision caused minor damage to her vehicle. No injuries were reported. Police say the investigation revealed Waniata was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Waniata was booked at the Riverside County Jail in Indio after she was medically cleared at a local hospital.
The Palm Desert Police Department encourages the motoring public to not operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Anyone with information on this collision is encouraged to call the Palm Desert Police Department at 760-836-1600.