One Fatal Accident Reported by KHP over Memorial Holiday

By Jolyn Johnston-Myers
June 03, 2016

The Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) published preliminary data from their holiday activity over this past Memorial Weekend.

Only one fatal accident was reported, which was alcohol-related. The KHP also made 25 DUI arrests, about a thousand speed citations and an additional 700 speed warnings.

The “Click It Or Ticket” campaign also coincided with the Memorial Weekend Holiday. It’s interesting to note that of the 236 seatbelt citations the KHP logged over the weekend, just six of them involved teenagers, and the rest were for adults.

PATROL REPORTS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND HOLIDAY ACTIVITY

KHP personnel assisted 1,079 motorists over the holiday reporting period.

The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016, through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 30, 2016.

During that timeframe, the Patrol worked one fatal crash, which was alcohol-related.                                            

Activity 2016

0 Total Non-Alcohol Related Fatal Crashes

0 Total Non-Alcohol Related Fatalities

1 DUI Related Fatal Crashes

1 DUI Related Fatalities

25 DUI Arrests

1,009 Speed Citations

693 Speed Warnings

230 Adult Seatbelt Citations

6 Teen Seatbelt Citations

24 Child Restraint Citations

1,079 Motorists Assisted


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