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Troopers Work Three Alcohol Related Fatal Crashes

KSAL Staff - May 28, 2013 8:34 pm

The Kansas Highway Patrol releases Memorial Day holiday travel statistics.

The Kansas Highway Patrol releases Memorial Day holiday travel statistics.

The Kansas Highway Patrol releases Memorial Day holiday travel statistics.

According to the patrol, troopers worked three fatal crashes, which resulted in three deaths. All three of the fatality crashes were alcohol-related.

The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013.

 

Information is compared to the Memorial Day holiday activity from 2012, with the same reporting period:

 

Activity 2013 – 2012

 

Total Fatal Crashes 3 – 1

Total Fatalities 3 – 1

DUI Related Crashes 9 – 2

DUI Related Fatalities 3 – 0

DUI Arrests 30 – 46

Speed Citations 1,109 – 1,281

Speed Warnings 835 – 1,007

Adult Seatbelt Citations 618 – 494

Adult Seatbelt Warnings 69 – 65

Teen Seatbelt Citations 21 – 12

Teen Seatbelt Warnings 1 – 0

Child Restraint Citations 69 – 41

Child Restraint Warnings 6 – 2

Motorists Assisted 1,176 – 1,227

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