Palm Desert Police Significant Incident Report for Saturday, March 09, 2019
Calls for Service: 97
02:44 AM - Hit & Run / DUI Traffic Collision: Officers responded to a Hit & Run traffic collision at the 72800 block of Highway 111. Employees of a delivery company working at the store witnessed a driver of a white Nissan collide into their company truck. The suspect was contacted by the employees but left immediately after being told the police were called. Employees provided a description of the vehicle and a license plate number. Officers located the suspect vehicle traveling east in the area of Frank Sinatra Drive and Highway 111 in Rancho Mirage. An investigative stop was conducted and the driver was contacted. Upon investigation the driver was placed under arrest for DUI and Hit & Run. File #T190680005.
11:34 PM - Unit Involved Traffic Collision / DUI Arrest (by CHP): Officers traveling west on Gerald Ford Drive observed a white vehicle traveling in the opposite lane on Gerald Ford Drive, in reverse. Officers proceeded to make a U-turn to conduct a traffic enforcement stop. The vehicle collided into the patrol vehicle and the driver was contacted. Upon investigation, the driver was arrested for DUI. File #T190680096.