Coachella Man Arrested for DUI Crash Causing Injury to City Works Employee

Coachella Man Arrested for DUI Crash Causing Injury to City Works Employee

COACHELLA – A 33-year-old Coachella man was arrested for crashing into a city works tractor on Friday evening authorities said.

At around 7:33 p.m. the Coachella police responded to a traffic collision on Avenue 52 and Education Way in the City of Coachella. When they arrived they learned that the driver, Salvador Celaya, was driving a 2010 Ford F-250 westbound on Avenue 52. He collided with the city works tractor, which was clearing roadway debris. The driver of the tractor sustained non-life-threatening injuries and Celaya was uninjured. Celaya was suspected to be driving under the influence and will be facing charges for felony driving under the influence causing injury.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Coachella Police Department at 760-863-8990 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP (7867).  The Coachella Police Department urges all drivers not to drink and drive.  To report suspected drunk drivers, please call 911.

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