1 Detained and 1 injured in La Quinta Car Accident
LA QUINTA, CA (May 3, 2019) – A person sustained injuries after a DUI car collision involving an intoxicated driver on May 1.
Authorities suspect 54-year-old Alex Marroquin of Indio hit a car at 4:30 p.m. on Avenue 48 near Dune Palms Road.
According to the La Quinta Police Department officers, Marroquin traveled east in a Silver Nissan truck. However, Marroquin didn’t stop at the red light.
Furthermore, the truck crashed with a Nissan Altima, and its driver suffered moderate injuries. Meanwhile, Medical responders transported the other driver to a hospital.
The authorities believed that the uninjured Marroquin drove under the influence during the crash. Therefore, they arrested Marroquin 45 minutes after the accident happened.
About 9:30 p.m., police booked Marroquin to Indio jail. However, they released him on Thursday morning on $50,000 bail.
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