A vehicle caught fire after a collision in La Quinta on Wednesday evening.
Car fire in La Quinta. Washington and Ave 50. pic.twitter.com/c4mx12keT4
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The crash happened about 4:30 pm at Washington Street and Avenue 50.
Police told KESQ that an intoxicated driver rear-ended a vehicle, which then caused that car to rear-end another vehicle. Witnesses said the DUI driver’s car caught fire following the the crash.
Watch: A car caught on fire following a DUI crash in La Quinta. Three cars were involved in the crash.
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The impaired driver, a man in his 50s, was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation. Once he is medically clear he will be booked into jail.
No one else was hospitalized.