Fatal Crash on Dinah Shore Drive
Two vehicles collided in Rancho Mirage on Wednesday night, resulting in the death of one person.
According to authorities, the accident took place at 8:14 p.m. on Dinah Shore Drive on June 1st.
The cause of the accident remains unclear at this time.
One person was killed and two others suffered injuries, one sustained serious injuries.
Authorities have identified the deceased as Brandon Martinez Olea, 24, of Cathedral City.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Brandon Olea.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.