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CSP: 4th of July Stats

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.  

4th of July Statistics as of Friday, July 1, 2022, 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m., Saturday, July 2, 2022

1,872 Calls for Service

94 Motor Assists

123 Motor Vehicle Accidents (16 with injury)

8 DUI’s (2 from motor vehicle accidents)

79 Speeding violations

3 Seatbelts

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

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