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CSP: 4th of July Stats as of July 4, 2022

By Connecticut State Police.

Editor’s Note:  A fourteen year study on fatal car crash data revealed that drunk driving and speeding were the leading cause of death for Fourth of July drivers.  

These are reflective of the time period starting at 12:00 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2022 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, July 4, 2022.

5,008 Calls for Service

472 Motor Assists

254 Motor Vehicle Accidents (23 w/injury, 1 serious (Danbury), 2 fatal (Shelton, Norfolk))

45 DUI’s (12 from motor vehicle accidents)

211 Speeding violations

39 Seatbelts

146 Hazardous Moving Violations (unsafe lane change, following too closely, etc.)

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