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Coachella man facing DUI charges after causing wreck

Police say the man was talking on his cellphone when the wreck happened

COACHELLA, Calif. - A Coachella man is facing DUI charges after causing a wreck Thursday evening.

Police responded to a two vehicle collision at about 7 p.m. along Avenue 48 and Calhoun Street in Coachella.

Authorities say 20 year-old Ismael Molina was talking on his cellphone and failed to stop at a red light, hitting a Dodge Ram truck, trevelling north on Calhoun Street.

Police later determined Molina was driving under the influence. He was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

Molina was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio.

No injuries reported.


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