Driver Arrested After Fatal Pedestrian Collision

South Palm Canyon Drive, a key route in Palm Springs, California, was closed between Camino Parocela and Sunny Dune on Sunday night following a tragic fatal traffic collision. The incident occurred just before 7:00 p.m. when a pedestrian was struck by a car. Sadly, the pedestrian lost their life in the accident. Authorities identified the driver responsible as a 29-year-old man from Grand Terrace and took him into custody on suspicion of Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Palm Springs Police were swift to respond to the scene and began investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision. Further details regarding the incident will be released once the department's traffic division completes its thorough investigation. The closure of South Palm Canyon Drive continued into the early morning hours of Monday, causing delays and disruptions for commuters. However, at 5:00 a.m. on Monday, the road was officially reopened to traffic, allowing normal flow to resume. This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of safe driving and the devastating consequences that can result from DUI. The community mourns the loss of the pedestrian and awaits further updates from the ongoing investigation.  
Location: 675 CA-111BUS, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
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