What would Jesus do?
He wouldn’t run like coward Jesus Vidal Serrato from a DUI crash
COACHELLA, CALIF. — 06/04/2016 — According to Riverside Sheriff’s Department John Gaw, on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 6:26 AM, Coachella Police Department officers responded to a hit and run traffic collision at the intersection of Avenue 48 and Jackson Street in Coachella.
A 2010 gray Honda Accord, driven by Jesus Vidal Serrato, age 31 of Coachella, was driving east on Avenue 48 at a high rate of speed, lost control, and struck a traffic control pole on the south-east corner of the intersection.
Serrato fled the scene on foot but was located and detained by an Indio Police Officer who was in the area. Serrato complained of difficulty breathing and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.
The investigation revealed that alcohol was a factor in this collision. After a medical clearance, Serrato was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked at the Indio Jail.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Coachella Police Department at 760-863-8990 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP (7867).
The Coachella Police Department urges all drivers not to drink and drive. To report suspected drunk drivers, please call 911.