By Connecticut State Police
(May 30, 2023) – Connecticut State Troopers experienced a busy holiday weekend, responding to thousands of calls for service, assisting motorists and arresting drivers operating under the influence.
The Connecticut State Police had 5,880 calls for service, assisted 476 motorists, responded to 273 accidents with two involving serious injuries and four reported fatalities, made 36 DUI arrests, issued 518 citations for speeding and 208 seatbelt citations.
Troopers issued 576 citations for hazardous moving violations (to include: unsafe lane change, following too closely, move over, etc.).
These stats are reflective of the time period beginning at 12:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2023 and ending at 11:59 p.m., on Monday, May 29, 2023.
2023 Memorial Day Weekend Enforcement Stats:
Calls for service: 5,880
Seatbelt violations: 208
Hazardous moving violations: 576
DUI arrests: 36
Motor Vehicle Accidents: 273
With reported injuries: 32
Serious Injuries: 2 – Middlefield, Windsor Locks
Fatalities: 4 – Greenwich (1), Middlebury (2), Brooklyn (1)