Patrol reports Thanksgiving weekend holiday activity

Submitted by Andrea Nolte

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Activity Report. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26.

Four fatal crashes were worked during this reporting period, which killed six people (Fatal crashes were in Barber, Sedgwick, Riley and Jackson counties). Two of these crashes were alcohol-related. To view the KHP crashlogs: www.kansas.gov/khp-crashlogs/.

Information in the table is compared to data from both 2015 and 2016 for the same reporting period.

Enforcement Data

201520162017

DUI Arrests 14 27 12

Speed Citations 472 1,360 1,227

Speed Warnings 257 924 1,025

Safety Belt – Adult Citations 52 158 89

Safety Belt – Adult Warnings 7 12 14

Safety Belt – Teen Citations 5 6 5

Safety Belt – Teen Warnings 0 1 0

Child Restraint – Citations 5 29 27

Motorist Assists 1,234 1,089 1,058

Crash Data

201520162017

Fatal DUI Related Crashes 0 0 2

DUI Related Fatalities 0 0 2

Non-DUI Related Fatal Crashes 4 3 2

Non-DUI Related Fatalities 5 3 4

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