Pennsylvania State Police arrest 406 for DUI

January 3, 2019

The Pennsylvania State Police arrested 406 people for driving under the influence during the four-day New Year’s holiday enforcement period from Saturday through Tuesday. The total is an increase from the 284 DUI arrests made over last year’s holiday weekend, which spanned three days.

Troopers investigated 642 crashes over the long weekend, compared with 1,169 crashes last year. Of the collisions investigated, 64 involved alcohol, 155 people were injured and four people were killed in four fatal crashes. One of the fatal collisions involved alcohol.

In addition to DUI enforcement, troopers issued 6,370 speeding citations, 476 seat belt citations and 115 child safety seat citations.

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