Archive for Thursday, January 24, 2013

One traffic fatality, 7 DUI crashes reported by KHP over New Year’s holiday

January 24, 2013


The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to one fatality accident, resulting in one death, during the New Year’s holiday from Dec. 28 to Jan. 1, according to a news release issued by the KHP.

The fatal accident was not alcohol-related. In a similar time period last year, a single fatality accident was also reported.

The KHP responded to seven alcohol-related crashes, made 17 drunken-driving arrests, wrote 833 speeding tickets, issued 730 speed warnings and stopped to assist 1,281 motorists.


gccs14r 5 years, 2 months ago

Over 1200 people broke down/ran out of gas/couldn't change a flat in four days? How bad was it when cars were crummy?

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