Kansas Highway Patrol works 3 fatal crashes over New Year’s weekend


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing preliminary data from its New Year’s weekend holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016, through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 2, 2017.

During that timeframe, the patrol worked three fatal crashes, none of which were alcohol-related. The fatal crashes occurred in Ottawa, Douglas, and Harper counties.

Information in the table is compared to data from 2016. The 2016 New Year’s reporting period was from 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, January 3, 2016.

Fatal Non-DUI Related Crashes32
Non-DUI Related Fatalities32
Fatal DUI Related Crashes00
DUI Related Fatalities00
DUI Arrests1226
Speed Citations794785
Speed Warnings535609
Safety Belt – Adult Citations7790
Safety Belt – Adult Warning56
Safety Belt – Teen Citations25
Safety Belt – Teen Warning00
Child Restraint Citations1515
Child Restraint Warnings23
Motorist Assists721703

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