Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Press Release Traffic Collision 2108-5582

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Issuing Employee: Sergeant Albert Ruiz – 760-770-0300 –
Type of Case: Hit & Run Traffic Collision Investigation / #2108-5582

Date/Time of Initial Crime: August 25, 2021 / 0018 hrs.
Location of Occurrence: Ramon Road / Cathedral Canyon Drive, Cathedral City, CA


On August 25, 2021, at approx. 0018 hours, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to a traffic collision on Ramon Road / Cathedral Canyon. Officers arrived on the scene and found two vehicles with major damage and five occupants with severe injuries. Officers learned the driver from the other vehicle fled on foot from the scene. Cathedral City Fire personnel responded and transported the injured victims to local hospitals. Cathedral City Traffic team responded and took over the investigation.

It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in this collision. No additional information is being released at this time.

Cathedral City Police Department is still seeking further assistance from the community – if you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact Cathedral City Police Traffic Officer Jeff Barnett at 760-770-0381, via the Cathedral City Police Department website at: or email



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