MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH)- Connecticut State Police are working hard to keep drivers safe this Fourth of July holiday. State Police say they’re using traditional and non-traditional patrol cars to crackdown on drunk driving, aggressive drivers, distracted drivers and speeding.
Authorities say their Independence Day weekend crackdown started on June 30th at 12:01 a.m. Here’s where the statistics stand as of July 4 at 7:30 a.m.
Speeding Violations: 1,171
DUI Arrests: 53
Accidents: 367, 47 of them had injuries
State Police say so far there hasn’t been any fatal car accidents on the roads. They’re hoping to keep it that way throughout the rest of the holiday.