(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) – The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) has announced safety and sober driving numbers for Memorial Day weekend. The PSP also announced crash data for the same weekend.
Troop E, covering all or parts of Erie, Crawford, Warren and Venango counties, reported 26 impaired driving arrests during a four-day period. Additional stats include citations for speed (750 drivers), child seats (12) and seat belts (102). A total of 47 seat belt warnings were issued. An additional 1,718 citations were written for other violations.
Over the holiday weekend, E Troop responded to 51 accidents, including one fatality, 11 injuries and two crashes involving alcohol.
Across the Commonwealth, PSP made 526 impaired driving arrests over the weekend, issued more than 9,000 speeding citations, 233 child seat citations and 1,080 seat belt citations. PSP responded to 775 accidents, including three fatalities, 191 injuries and 66 accidents allegedly involving alcohol.
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Enforcement efforts took place from May 27-30.