La Quinta man facing DUI charges after passing out behind the wheel

Police say the man had a prior DUI conviction

PALM DESERT, Calif. - 27 year-old La Quinta man is in custody after crashing his vehicle at the intersection of Monterey Avenue and Country Club Drive.

Police say Joshua Lacroix was driving a white Volkswagon Jetta north on Monterey at about 2:06 a.m., when he passed out behind the wheel, hitting a traffic sign.

Investigators say Lacroix was under the influence of alcohol. Police say he had an outstanding arrest warrant and was driving with a suspended license due to a prior DUI conviction.

No injuries reported.

Lacroix was booked into the jail in Indio.

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