HPD Arrests 13 Motorists for DUI Violations
During the week of Monday through Sunday, Feb. 26, through March 4, 2018, Hawaiʻi Island police arrested 13 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.
So far this year, there have been 183 DUI arrests compared with 217 during the same period last year, a decrease of 15.7%.
There have been 203 major accidents so far this year compared with 236 during the same period last year, a decrease of 14%.
To date, there were four fatal crashes (one of which had multiple deaths) resulting in five fatalities, compared with four fatal crashes, resulting in four fatalities at the same time last year. This represents an increase of 25% for fatalities.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide.
The numbers of arrests by district were:
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