A suspected drunk driver loses control of his Toyota Tundra, hits a curb and ends up on the lawn of One West Bank in Palm Desert, it was learned today.
Officers responded at about 1:30 a.m. this morning to the intersection of Highway 111 and Town Center Way.
Initial investigations revealed the driver, 37-year-old Javier Sanchez, of Coachella crashed his truck due to drinking and driving.
He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, Sgt. Horkel stated in a sheriff’s report.
Sanchez was arrested for driving while intoxicated and booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio, Horkel added.
Anyone with further details regarding this ongoing investigation is urged to contact the Palm Desert Police Department at 760-836-1600.
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