Palm Desert Police say a motorcycle crashed at the intersection of Gerald Ford Dr. and Pacific Dr. Saturday night just after 10:00.
Police say the motorcycle drove up onto the center median, collided with a large rock and the rider was ejected off the motorcycle.
Jesus Salinas, age 33 from Corona, suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Palm Desert Police Department at 760-836-1600 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP (7867).