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HPD Reports 15 DUI Arrests from July 26 to Aug. 1

August 4, 2021, 6:30 AM HST
* Updated August 3, 2:47 PM
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Fifteen motorists were arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant last week, authorities reported Tuesday, Aug. 3.

During the week of July 26 to Aug. 1, three 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 674 DUI arrests compared with 515 during the same period last year, an increase of 30.9%.

There have been 457 major accidents so far this year compared with 456 during the same period last year, a decrease of 0.2%.

To date, there were 13 fatal crashes, resulting in 13 fatalities, compared with 12 fatal crashes, resulting in 12 fatalities for the same time last year. This represents an increase of 8.3% for fatal crashes and 8.3% for fatalities.

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