3-Vehicle Indian Wells Crash on Highway 111– file photo

Suspected DUI Driver Arrested Following Injury Accident on Highway 111

INDIAN WELLS, California (Feb. 2, 2014) –  Darlene Arsenault, 57, of Bermuda Dunes was arrested on DUI charges following a 3-vehicle car accident Friday on Highway 111 near Manitou Drive, according to a press release by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Arsenault reportedly was driving eastbound in a Hyundai Elantra on Highway 111 near Miles Avenue when she moved into the left-turn lane and rear-ended two other drivers that were stopped at a red traffic light.  She told police she was distracted by her cell phone when she crashed into the Nissan Ultima, which subsequently hit a Dodge Charger in front of it, the report said.

Paramedics responded to the 3-vehicle accident and transported to hospital the driver of the Nissan who complained of neck pain.

The Indian Wells Police Department are investigating the Jan. 31, 2014 collision and asking witnesses to contact them with any further information about this accident at 760 836-1600.