Date Palm Drive Fatal Rollover Crash Kills Donald Wells
Cathedral City, CA (July 27, 2020) – On Friday, 26-year-old Donald Wells of Cathedral City died in a rollover crash at the intersection of Date Palm Drive and Tachevah Drive.
The fatal crash happened at about 7:46 p.m. when his vehicle overturned for reasons still unknown.
Responding firefighters immediately responded to the scene and found the victim with major injuries.
The first responders attempted to save him; however, he died at the scene.
Moreover, crews closed both northbound and southbound traffic for hours while the scene was cleared.
Police have not yet determined if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash. The Cathedral City Police Department Traffic Team is currently investigating the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our condolences to the family and friends of Donald Wells. Our thoughts are with you in this time of pain.
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