PALM TREE POT HEAD TOO POTTED TO DRIVE
According to Sgt. Ben Ramirez of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at approximately 11:30 A.M., La Quinta Police Department responded to a report of a single vehicle collision at Miles Avenue west of Seeley Drive. The investigation revealed the driver of a white Infiniti was traveling eastbound on Miles Avenue, struck the center median, then came to rest south of the roadway, striking a palm tree. The driver and two passengers were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries sustained during the collision.
The driver, Linet Garcia, 21 years old of Indio, was arrested for suspicion of driving while impaired by cannabis and booked at the jail.
The La Quinta Police Department encourages all drivers not to drive while under the influence of drugs. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, at (760) 863-8990, or they can call in anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867).