33 Motorists Arrested Last Week for DUI
Thirty-three motorists were arrested during the week of Oct. 25-31 for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.
Ten of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.
So far this year, there have been 897 DUI arrests compared with 819 during the same period last year, an increase of 9.5%.
There have been 666 major accidents so far this year compared with 647 during the same period last year, an increase of 2.9%.
To date, there were 22 fatal crashes, resulting in 22 fatalities, compared with 13 fatal crashes, resulting in 13 fatalities for the same time last year. This represents an increase of 69.2% for fatal crashes and 69.2% for fatalities.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island-wide.