Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Press Release Fatal Traffic Collision CCPD case# 2111-1817

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Issuing Employee: Detective Robles – 760-202-2416 –
Type of Case: Fatal Traffic Collision case #2111-1817

Date/Time of Crime: November 07, 2021 / 1939 hrs.
Location of Occurrence: East Palm Canyon x Cree Road, Cathedral City, CA.


On November 07, 2021, at approximately 1939 hours, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the area of East Palm Canyon, east of Cree Road regarding a traffic collision involving a vehicle versus a pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male lying in the westbound lanes of East Palm Canyon with major injuries. The Cathedral City Fire Department responded to the scene and provided medical aid. The male pedestrian succumbed to his injuries. The identity of the parties involved are not being released at this time. No other injuries were reported.

The Cathedral City Police Department Traffic Team is investigating the collision and it is unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved. Eastbound and westbound traffic on East Palm Canyon between Canyon Plaza and Golf Club is currently closed while the collision is under investigation. We approximate the closure to remain for an additional two hours.

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