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Palm Desert Two-Vehicle Crash Results in Two Fatalities Including Gilberto Gomez

PALM DESERT, CA (September 15, 2021) – Early Saturday morning, a two-vehicle crash claimed the life of Gilberto Gomez and a 17-year-old driver.

Moreover, the incident occurred around 4:33 a.m., on Highway 111 at Fred Waring Drive, according to the Riverside County Fire Department said.

Upon arrival, the first responders declared 52-year-old Gilberto Gomez of Indio and a 17-year-old driver, dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, they transported a seriously injured patient to a local hospital for medical treatment.

Ultimately, police are uncertain about the factors leading up to, and causing the fatal collision.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the two-vehicle crash.


Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Gilberto Gomez and the 17-year-old driver. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


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