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In the desert, $19.5 million will go towards replacing and repairing damaged pavement on Interstate 10 between Indio and Coachella, as well as on state routes 111 and 86 near Mecca. In the desert, $19.5 million will go towards replacing and repairing damaged pavement on Interstate 10 between Indio and Coachella, as well as on state routes 111 and 86 near Mecca.

Desert Freeway Projects Among 13 Statewide Transportation Projects Announced

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State transportation officials announced Friday that 13 pavement projects statewide, including some in or around the Coachella Valley, will get underway this summer following the recent passage of a bill that will increase gas and vehicle registration taxes...

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Coachella Valley

Need a LYFT home tonight? Walter Clark Legal Group Wants You To Get Home Safe

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Walter Clark Legal Group has teamed up with LYFT to get you and your friends home safely this 4th of July. "We know the harm impaired driving causes. We sue drunk drivers, and we know many are uninsured or have lowest coverage. It's important for everyone to have an umbrella policy and to discuss it with their insurance agent." said Walter Clark. "In a crash, it's often the drunk driver who's not hurt, and their insurance company will deny responsibility and delay the... More>>

CVWD: Bob Hope Drive, Ramon Road Closures Continue into July

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Traffic delays will continue into mid-summer as the Coachella Valley Water District installs a new pipe on Bob Hope Drive....

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Thousand Palms

Multi-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 10 Slows Traffic

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Eastbound Interstate 10 is experiencing slow traffic after a multiple vehicle crash between Cook Street and Monterey. 

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Indian Wells

Washington Street Lane Closures May Cause Traffic Delays

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Washington Street in Indian Wells will have lane closures from Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 23 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily for the construction of a new sidewalk.

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Palm Desert

Lanes Near Palm Desert Pipe Break Fully Reopened to Traffic

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Traffic lanes near Portola Avenue and Hovley Lane East in Palm Desert were fully reopened to traffic today, following the completion of repairs on a pair of broken sewer pipes that released an estimated 2.4 million gallons of wastewater into the Whitewater River Stormwater Channel. The June 3 pipe breaks stemmed from water overflowing from a pond at a nearby business, leading to the erosion of a dirt area and the exposure of two sewer pipes that broke, according to the Coachella Vall... More>>

Road Closed by Heavy Dust and Sand in Palm Springs

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One of three roads closed over the weekend because of heavy winds that churned up sand and dust in the Whitewater Wash area, obscuring visibility, remained closed Monday morning, police said.

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Motorcyclist Injured in Palm Springs Crash

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A motorcyclist was critically injured Tuesday in a collision with a car in Palm Springs. The crash occurred about 6:10 p.m. 

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Six Injured in Crash on I-10 in Palm Desert

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Six people were injured Monday in a traffic crash, including one who was airlifted to a hospital.

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Chiriaco Summit

Semi-Truck Fire on Desert Freeway Blocks Lanes

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A big rig hauling furniture crashed and caught fire on Interstate 10 in Chiriaco Summit Friday, leading to a shutdown of all eastbound lanes while firefighters attended to the blaze.

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Las Vegas Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash near Desert Center

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The coroner Sunday said it was a Las Vegas man who was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday on a remote stretch of highway near Desert Center. 

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Overturned Big Rig Snarls Traffic on Highway 111 in the Windy Point Area

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An overturned big rig has slowed down traffic significantly on Highway 111 in the Windy Point area. 

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Indio

Traffic Accidents and Congestion, Coachella Weekend Two is Here

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Coachella Music and Arts Festival weekend two is almost here but already, thousands are making their way into the valley. 

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Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced to 25 Years to Life for Causing Fatal DHS Wreck

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A repeat DUI offender who was on probation when she caused a 2014 crash while drunk, killing a woman and seriously injuring two men in Desert Hot Springs, was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in state prison.

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Indian Wells

One Car Rollover on Fred Warning in Indian Wells

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Fred Waring is down to at least one lane between El Dorado and Cook Street after a vehicle rolled over. Police and fire crews responded to the scene immediately. Heavy traffic back ups occurred from the accident. Stay tuned for more information.

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Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs Car Crashes into Pole Causing Power Outages

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Desert Hot Springs Police Department officers responded to a call at 2:15 PM regarding a car that crashed into a pole causing a power outage and street closures on Sunset between San Remo and San Luis. 

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Palm Desert

Multi-Vehicle Accident Shuts Down One Lane on Cook Street in Palm Desert

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Crews were forced to use the jaws of life to remove a driver from one of the vehicles involved in the collision. Northbound lanes of Cook Street were reduced to one lane as the scene was processed and the vehicles were removed.

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Palm Springs

Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program Ends April 3rd

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to remind customers that a Traffic Amnesty Program, designed to assist drivers with paying unpaid traffic or non-traffic infraction tickets, ends April 3, 2017. 

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La Quinta

La Quinta Hit and Run Suspect Under The Influence of Heroin

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Kelly Campbell, 45 of Seal Beach, was traveling northbound on Washington St., where she collided with another vehicle, and continued without stopping. La Quinta Special Enforcement Team members located and stopped the vehicle driven by Campbell, at Washington St. and Hwy. 111. No injuries were sustained in this collision.

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Thermal

Car Ejection, One In Hospital After Accident In Thermal

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CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a traffic collision around 12:00 AM on March 22, involving a single vehicle at the intersection of Jackson Street and Airport Boulevard in Thermal. 

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Indio

Canadian Killed In Indio Traffic Collision

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Indio Police Department received a call at 7:50 PM on Saturday, March 18th, involving a traffic collision between a Cadillac sedan, a mail truck, and a pick-up truck. 

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Desert Hot Springs

Woman Killed In Desert Hot Springs Crash Identified

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One person has been killed and two others injured after a car crash in Desert Hot Springs around 5:16 AM. The crash took place at Palm Drive and Camino Campanero, but it is unknown what cause the crash as it is under investigation. 

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Whitewater

Two Big Rigs Collide In Whitewater

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According to California Highway Patrol, a call came in around 5:30 AM involving two big rigs colliding with each other on Interstate 10 in Whitewater. One big rig flipped on its side and scattered debris, but both big rigs were moved to the side of the road.  Eastbound Interstate 10 lanes remained open but down to one lane traffic.

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Desert Hot Springs

Four Car Collision In Desert Hot Springs

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California Highway Patrol responded to a call around 11:00 AM regarding a four car collision at Palm Drive and Avenida Aventura in Desert Hot Springs. 

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs Domestic Violence Call Ends With High Speed Pursuit

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Palm Springs police were led on a police chase that ended in a traffic collision near Sunrise Way and East Racquet Club Road in Palm Springs. There are road closures in the area.

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Palm Desert

Golf Cart vs Vehicle Crash Sends One to Hospital

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CAL FIRE responded to a call at 11:10 AM about a golf car collision with a vehicle. The incident occurred at the corner of Del Webb Boulevard and Gray Hawk Drive in Palm Desert. 

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Thousand Palms

Thousand Palms Car Chase Ends With Suspect In Custody

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At approximately 9:30 AM Thursday morning, Riverside County Sheriff's Deputies were called to investigate a theft at a business in La Quinta. Responding officers learned that the thief was driving a stolen vehicle. Officers located the vehicle near HWY 111 and Deep Canyon Dr. in Palm Desert.

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Chiriaco Summit

4 Vehicle Accident Involving A Big Rig Near Chiriaco Summit

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California Highway Patrol reported a call came in at 4:50 PM regarding 1 big rig with a trailer and 3 other vehicles involved in a collision on I-10 westbound at Red Cloud Mine Rd.  Those involved have complained of minor injuries, but it is unknown if anyone has been taken to the hospital.  There is construction going on in the area and traffic is down to only one lane, with one lane being open. Traffic is back up from Hayfield Rd to Eagle Mountain Rd near Chiriaco Summit.

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Thousand Palms

SunLine Transit Agency Announces Valley Wide Route Changes

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Changes have been made to seven SunLine Transit Agency bus routes throughout the Coachella Valley. See if your line has been affected.

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Thousand Palms

SunLine Bus Vandalism Spikes, Agency Urges The Public To Report Vandal

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SunLine Transit Agency is the daily transportation for many valley residents. Over the past two months, the agency has seen a spike in the number of vandalism incidents on their buses which has them concerned. SunLine urges it's riders to say something if the see someone vandalizing their bus.

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Beaumont

CHP Rescue Two Tied Up Calves From Abandoned Car

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CHP began receiving 911 calls stating that a cow was attempting to climb out of the trunk of a parked car. The vehicle, a 2001 white Honda Civic, was stopped on the south shoulder of eastbound I-10, east of Highland Springs Avenue.

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Pedestrian Killed On I-10 Has Been Identified

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A pedestrian was struck and killed today on the 10 Freeway in Coachella, authorities said. It happened at about 3:30 a.m. on the eastbound 10 Freeway...

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Tractor Trailer Spill Causes Lane Closures

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At approximately 8:15pm, on Wednesday, March 8th, a 2012 Kenworth tractor trailer combination was traveling westbound on I-10, approximately 20 miles east of the City of Indio....

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Two Car Collision at North Palm Canyon and San Marco in Palm Springs

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Palm Springs Police Department responded to a call around 8:29am involving a two car collision. The collision took place at the corner of North Palm Canyon and San Marco....

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Rules of the Road: Proposed Law Allows Bikers To Blow Through Stop Signs

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 A new law proposed by two California assemblyman would make it legal for bicyclists to roll through a stop sign without stopping.

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Numbers On Traffic Signals Lining Highway 111 Now Obsolete

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It's a small detail that's easy to miss, but if you've ever driven down Highway 111 and wondered why all the traffic signals are numbered, you're not alone. 

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Suspected Human Smuggler Crashes His Vehicle

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Julian, CA. - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a suspected human smuggler who rolled his vehicle in an attempt to evade arrest early Sunday. At approximately 5:00 a.m., Border Patrol agents....

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Bus Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 27 Injured

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A charter bus crash on State Route 58, just east of Highway 395, has left at least one person dead and 27 others injured....

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California Highway Patrol and Rancho Mirage PD Conduct Commercial Vehicle Checkpoint

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On February 24, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. The California Highway Patrol and The Rancho Mirage Police Department Traffic Team conducted a Commercial Vehicle Checkpoint at Monterey Avenue, south bound, south of Frank Sinatra Drive, Rancho Mirage...

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Pick-Up Truck Strikes A Pole Causing Power Outage In Indio

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According to IID, a pick-up truck struck a pole at Arabia St. and Miles Ave. in Indio around 2:40.  The accident left around 760 customers without powere for about 10 minutes.  As of 5pm, only 50 are still without power. It is unknown how long it will take for those 50 to get it back.

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Big Rig Collision Snarls Traffic on I-10; Driver Arrested for DUI

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A semi-truck driver was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence Thursday after crashing into a guardrail on Interstate 10 in Chiriaco Summit, causing his truck to overturn and block the slow lane of the freeway throughout the day.

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Indian Canyon Head On Crash Leaves Two With Major Injuries

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A crash on Indian Canyon that happened 2/20 at approximately 7:55pm has sent both drivers to the hospital with major injuries...

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