Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Press Release TC 2308-3878

Date: August 28, 2023

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: Cathedral City Police Department (760) 770-0300

Issuing Employee: Sergeant Robles
Type of Case: Hit and run traffic collision involving a vehicle vs bicycle CCPD Case #2308C-3878
Date/Time Reported: 08/28/2023 03:15 AM
Location of Occurrence: Cathedral Canyon south of Dinah Shore Cathedral City

Name: Male, name not released
Age: 91
City of Residence: Cathedral City, CA

Synopsis of Incident:
On August 28, 2023, at approximately 3:15 AM, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the area of Cathedral Canyon, south of Dinah Shore regarding a traffic collision involving a vehicle versus a bicyclist. Upon arrival, officers located the bicyclist, an adult male lying in the roadway with severe injuries. The male subject was unresponsive. Cathedral City Fire Department responded to the scene, provided aid and transported him to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.

The vehicle involved in this collision left the scene prior to police arriving. The Cathedral City Police Department is investigating the collision and following up on leads to identify the driver/vehicle who fled the scene. Northbound and southbound traffic on Cathedral Canyon between Dinah Shore and Paseo Real was closed for several hours. All lanes of travel have been re-opened.

If you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact Cathedral City Police Traffic Investigator A. Felix at (760) 770- 0343 or Cathedral City Police Department at (760) 770-0300; or via the Cathedral City Police Department website at:; or email

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