|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
05/ 27 /08
2008 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND STATS
The State Police holiday operation remained operational throughout the
The Connecticut State Police are asking all motorists to join the State Police team throughout the summer months. All motorists are asked to exercise caution on the roads and report any suspected drunk driver by calling 911 this is a true emergency.
Stats from start of State Police Memorial Day Weekend 2008 enforcement operation 05/23/08 to date 05/26/08 midnight.
DRUNK DRIVING ARRESTS___66______
OTHER HAZARDOUS VIOLATIONS__1311______
ACCIDENTS__263__ w/injury_51__ , *Fatals__4__ with 7 deaths
*fatals- I-84 exit #43 late Friday night—2 deaths,
I-84 Farmington Sunday—2 deaths,
Rt. 169 Canterbury on Monday—2 deaths
& Rt 20 Windsor Locks - 1 death
The State Police enforcement effort will continue throughout the summer months.
LT. J. Paul Vance