2-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized after DUI Crash on Avenue 53
COACHELLA, CA (October 17, 2022) – Early Sunday morning, Alexander Felix was arrested after a DUI accident on Tyler Street.
The incident happened near the intersection of Tyler Street and Avenue 53 around 12:35 a.m., on October 9th.
Per reports, Felix lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a light pole and nearby fence. At the time, his 2-year-old son was inside.
Paramedics arrived and transported the child to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. The child was not wearing any restraints when the collision occurred.
Following preliminary duties, officers arrested and booked Alexander Felix into the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio. He was charged with driving under the influence and child endangerment.
Coachella Authorities continue investigating the DUI crash and will release updates once available.
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