Police Cite 13 For DUI Over Previous Week
Hawai‘i Island police arrested 13 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant over the previous week. 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 700 DUI arrests compared with 565 during the same period last year, an increase of 23.9%.
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There have been 496 major accidents so far this year compared with 482 during the same period last year, an increase of 2.9%.
To date, there have been 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.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island-wide.