HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) has released its crash and enforcement data from Memorial Day weekend. The data collected comes from a four-day period between May 27 to May 30.
According to the news release, PSP investigated 775 vehicle crashes, resulting in three deaths and 191 injuries. Alcohol was a factor in almost nine percent of the crashes.
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Troopers also made 526 arrests for people driving under the influence and issued a total of 27,834 citations over the four-day period.
Below is all of the data that was collected by the PSP, comparing the 2021 and 2022.
|Year||Total Crashes||Fatal Crashes||People Killed||People Injured||Alcohol-Related Crashes||Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes|
|2022 (4 days)||775||3||3||191||66||0|
|2021 (4 days)||844||7||8||183||63||0|
|Year||DUI Arrests||Speeding Citations||Child Seat Citations||Seat Belt Citations||Other Citations|
|2022 (4 days)||526||9,905||233||1,080||16,616|
|2021 (4 days)||596||9,624||144||1,025||13,880|
For more information on the Memorial Day weekend enforcement, which is broken down by troop, click here.