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Traffic Collision Investigation 2104-4390

On 4/19/21 at 0143 hours, CCPD Officers were dispatched to a single-vehicle collision at E. Palm Canyon and Date Palm Drive. Upon arrival officers discovered a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta collided into the southeast traffic signal pole, causing significant damage to the vehicle. CCFD Paramedics were dispatched to the collision and transported the male driver who was ejected from the vehicle to Desert Regional Hospital.

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Vehicle Collision / Case #2102C-0968

On February 4, 2021 at 1:10 p.m., CCPD Officers and CCFD Firefighters were dispatched to a collision into a residence in the 32500 block of Monte Vista Road. Numerous callers also reported the vehicle was on fire and the driver was trapped inside. CCPD and CCFD responded immediately and arrived on scene moments later. Upon the arrival of CCPD and CCFD, there was an active fire in the garage and on the truck, which crashed through a garage door and into a residence. CCFD acted immediately by suppressing the fire and rescuing the trapped driver. CCPD shut down the intersection and evacuated the attached and nearby residences.

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Fatal Traffic Collision / Case # 2012C-2636

On December 9, 2020, at approximately 2104 hours, Cathedral City Police officers were dispatched to the area of Ramon Road and Avenida Alvera regarding a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision. Upon arrival, Officers located an adult male lying in the street with major injuries. The Cathedral City Fire Department responded, and the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene. At this time, his identity will not be released, pending the Riverside County Coroner’s Office investigation. The driver of the vehicle involved was cooperative and remained at the scene during the investigation.

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Fatal traffic collision / #2007C-7569

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: Cathedral City Police (760) 770-0300 Issuing Employee: Sergeant Nathaniel Hanley – 760-770-0328 – nhanley@cathedralcity.gov Type of Case: Fatal traffic collision / #2007C-7569 Date/Time of Crime: July 28, 2020 / 1701 hrs. Location of Occurrence: Date Palm Drive south of Varner Road, Cathedral City, CA. Summary: On July 28, 2020, at approximately […]

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Shooting Investigation / #2004C-0910

On April 4, 2020, at approx. 1945 hours, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the area of Avenida Juarez and McCallum Way regarding multiple gunshots heard in the area.  A short period of time later, officers were dispatched to a second call in the area – a traffic collision involving a vehicle that ran off of the roadway and collided with a tree in the area of McCallum Way and Avenida Alvera.  At the traffic collision scene, officers discovered a male inside of the vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

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Press Release – Nov 1 Collisions

On Nov 1, 2019 at approximately 0552 hrs., Cathedral City Police (CCPD) and the Cathedral City Fire Dept. responded to the area of 30th / Landau for a vehicle versus pedestrian collision.  Officers discovered a 65-year old male suffering from injuries.  The male pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk when he was struck by a vehicle that left the roadway.  The driver of the vehicle returned to the roadway and drove away without stopping.  The male pedestrian suffered major injuries to his lower legs and was treated at the scene by Cathedral City Fire Paramedics and transported to a local hospital for further medical treatment.

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