On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to the area of Washington Street and Country Club Drive in reference to a two-vehicle traffic accident. The investigation revealed a Hyundai sedan backed into a Ford sedan causing minor damage to both vehicles. It was determined the driver of the Hyundai was under the influence of alcohol and no injuries were sustained by any of the parties involved.
The driver of the Hyundai was identified as Christopher Salinas, age 20 of Palm Desert. He was arrested and booked into the Riverside County Jail located in the city of Indio.