Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision / #2007C-6533

Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

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Issuing Employee: Heather Olsen – 760-770-0398 – holsen@cathedralcity.gov
Type of Case: Fatal Hit and Run traffic Collision / #2007C-6533

Date/Time of Crime:
July 24, 2020 / 1946 hrs.

Location of Occurrence: Date Palm Drive & Tachevah Drive, Cathedral City, CA.


Summary:

On July 24, 2020, at approximately 1946 hours, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the area of Date Palm Drive and Tachevah Drive regarding a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision. Upon arrival, Officers located an adult male in the street with major injuries. The Cathedral City Fire Department responded to the scene and the male driver succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as a 26-year-old male from Cathedral City. His identity is not being released at this time.

The Cathedral City Police Department Traffic Team is investigating the collision and it is unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved. North and Southbound traffic was closed to motorists for several hours while the collision was under investigation. All lanes have now been re-opened.

 

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