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PA State Police Busy Over Holidays

December 26th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

In an ongoing effort to keep Pennsylvanians safe and informed, the Pennsylvania State Police released their annual Christmas holiday crash and enforcement report today, which included 198 arrests of people who drove under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Over the three-day period (Dec. 23-25), PSP investigated 404 crashes, where three individuals died, and 70 others were injured. Alcohol was a factor in 36 crashes.

Troopers also issued:

  • 1,036 speeding citations.
  • 123 citations for failing to wear a seat belt.
  • 22 citations for not securing children in safety seats.