Police Arrest 19 for DUI Over Last Week
During the week of Feb. 22 through March 1, 2021, Hawai‘i Police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Two of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None of the drivers were under the age of 21.
So far this year, there have been 201 DUI arrests compared with 191 during the same period last year. This is an increase of 5.2%.
There have been 123 major accidents so far this year compared with 167 during the same period last year, a decrease of 26.3%.
To date, there were five fatal crashes, resulting in five fatalities, compared with six fatal crashes, resulting in six fatalities for the same time last year. This represents a decrease of 16.7% for fatal crashes, and 16.7% for fatalities.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island-wide.