A suspected drunk driver was arrested after a collision in Coachella, authorities said Tuesday.

Police responded at about 6:30 p.m. Monday to a traffic collision at Grapefruit Boulevard and Avenue 54, according to Sgt. Chris Olsen of the Coachella Police Department.

Officers determined that a Nissan pickup truck was traveling northbound on Grapefruit Boulevard and entered the southbound lanes where it collided with a white Honda sedan, Olsen said.

The driver of the Honda suffered moderate injuries, he said.

The driver of the Nissan, identified as Alejandro Ruvalcaba, 40, of Coachella, was arrested for DUI, said Olsen.

Ruvalcaba was taken to a hospital for treatment and once medically cleared will be booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio, he said.

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