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14 Drivers Arrested for DUI June 13-19

June 22, 2022, 6:30 AM HST
* Updated June 21, 1:23 PM
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Hawai‘i Island police arrested 14 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant June 13-19, the department stated. Six of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident. None of the drivers was under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 493 DUI arrests compared with 556 during the same period last year, a decrease of 11.3%.

There have been 357 major accidents so far this year compared with 370 during the same period last year, a decrease of 3.5%.

To date, there were 18 fatal crashes (one fatal crash reclassified on May 30 due to a medical condition) resulting in 20 fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths, and one of which was reclassified due to a medical condition), compared with 12 fatal crashes, resulting in 12 fatalities for the same time last year. This represents is an increase of 50% for fatal crashes, and 66.7% for fatalities.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue islandwide.

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