Man arrested in Palm Desert after hitting parked car

PALM DESERT, Calif. - A 49-year-old Desert Hot Springs man who allegedly drove drunk and struck a parked vehicle and a planter was arrested today.

The crash was reported around 11 p.m. Sunday near Monterey Avenue and Dinah Shore Drive in Palm Desert. Timothy Lee Hill was driving a Volkswagen Jetta west on an access road through the parking lot between Walmart and Ashley Furniture, struck a vehicle and then a planter, sheriff's Sgt. Patrick Carroll said.

No one was hurt.

Hill was arrested at 12:05 a.m. on suspicion of DUI and booked into the county jail in Indio. He was released after posting a $2,500 bond, according to jail records.

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