A teenage girl died of injuries suffered in a crash early Sunday in the city of Indio and the teenage boy who was driving was taken into custody for alleged DUI, a police spokesperson said.
The Jeep crashed about 4 a.m. on Adams Street, near Avenue 40, according to Indio police Sgt. Ben Guitron.
Another passenger in the vehicle, also a teenage girl, left the scene but later walked into a hospital emergency room for treatment and police were notified, Guitron told Patch.
The three people identified by police were all between 17 and 19 years old, Guitron said.
The third passenger in the vehicle also left the scene but no information on that person has been garnered by police, the sergeant said.
Police urge anyone with information to call investigators at 760-391-4051 or call Coachella Valley Crimestoppers at 760-341-STOP.