Hawai‘i police release latest DUI statistics
During the week of June 12 through June 18, Hawai‘i Island police arrested 17 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.
Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic collision. None were under the age of 21.
So far this year, there have been 468 DUI arrests compared with 490 during the same period last year, a decrease of 4.49%.
Hawai’i Police Department’s Traffic Services Section reviewed all updated crashes and found 400 major collisions so far this year compared with 359 during the same period last year, an increase of 11.42%.
To date, there have been eight fatal crashes, resulting in nine fatalities, (one of which had multiple deaths); compared with 14 fatal crashes, resulting in 16 fatalities (one of which had multiple deaths) for the same time last year. This represents a decrease of 42.9% for fatal crashes, and 43.8% for fatalities.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island-wide.