Nearly a half-dozen people are dead following crashes in Kansas over the New Year’s holiday weekend. The Kansas Highway Patrol says troopers also made nearly two-dozen DUI arrests. Authorities say none of the deadly crashes over the holiday weekend were DUI related.
The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30th, 2022, through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 2nd, 2023.
The Kansas Highway Patrol worked four fatal crashes, resulting in five fatalities during the reporting period.
Information in the table is compared to data from 2021 and 2022.
|Safety Belt Citations||31||30||47|
|Safety Belt Warnings||5||4||9|
|Safety Belt Teen Citations||7||2||3|
|Safety Belt Teen Warnings||0||0||0|
|Child Restraint Citations||9||8||10|
|Fatal DUI Related Crashes||0||0||0|
|DUI Related Fatalities||0||0||0|
|Non-DUI Related Fatal Crashes||0||3||4|
|Non-DUI Related Fatalities||0||3||5|
Reporting period for 2021 ran from 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021.
Reporting period for 2022 ran from 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021 to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022.
Reporting period for 2023 ran from 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2022 to 11:59 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.