A person is dead after they were involved in a single-vehicle crash in Rancho Mirage Monday night.
The collision happened about 9:50 pm on Bob Hope Drive and Highway 111, reports the Desert Sun. The driver died at the scene.
A witness told KESQ that the vehicle was speeding and crashed into a palm tree.
#RanchoMiragePD @ approx 9:45 pm, officers responded 2 a single vehicle fatal TC (male driver) on Bob Hope Dr. & Hwy 111, north/south bound Bob Hope lanes @ Highway 111 are closed 4 approximately 3-4 hours, traffic team responding to assume investigation
— Karen Devine (@KarenDevineKESQ) September 25, 2018
Authorities are investigating and have not confirmed if speed, alcohol or drugs were a factor.