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Drunk Driving Still A Major Problem…

Emergency responders rush to the scene of an emergency. Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR
Emergency responders rush to the scene of an emergency. Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR

A 32 year old man from Palm Desert is hospitalized in critical condition, after crashing into a traffic pole early Monday morning April 19th 2021 in Cathedral City.

 

Police say the man was driving under the influence when he crashed before 2 in the morning at Date Palm Drive and East Palm Canyon Drive.

 

He was ejected from his Volkswagen Jetta and rushed to Desert Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

 

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A woman trying to help an injured dog was run over and killed by a drunk driver.

 

The incident occurred just before 8 at night on Saturday April 17th 2021 on Mission Inn Avenue.

 

22 year old Mason Rodney Howard was driving a Ford Ranger, and hit the woman, who was in the eastbound lanes of that street, trying to help a small dog who had just been hit by a car.

 

She died at the scene.

 

Howard sped away, but a witness followed him and called police.

 

He’s jailed on one million dollars bail.

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A 41 year old man from Fontana is jailed without bail after driving while intoxicated, causing a six-vehicle chain reaction crash on the 91 Freeway in Corona, that killed one person and left another critically hurt.

 

It happened just minutes before 6 p-m on Saturday April 17th 2021.

 

Adrian Antonio sustained just minor injuries in the crash. He is facing a murder charge, along with drunk driving.

 

71 year old Joan McKee of Huntington Beach was not as fortunate.

 

She was killed.

 

Emergency responders rush to the scene of an emergency.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR

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