WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Highway Patrol has released its Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Activity Report. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6 p.m., Friday, May 28 through 11:59 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2021.
KHP reportedly assisted 748 motorists in total over the holiday reporting period, including working three fatal non-DUI-related crashes and five non-DUI-related fatalities.
They listed the following information:
|Safety Belt – Adult Citations||276||151||76|
|Safety Belt – Adult Warnings||18||16||9|
|Safety Belt – Teen Citations||11||6||1|
|Safety Belt – Teen Warnings||2||3||1|
|Child Restraint – Citations||39||29||20|
|Fatal DUI Related Crashes||0||0||0|
|DUI Related Fatalities||0||0||0|
|Non-DUI Related Fatal Crashes||0||1||3|
|Non- DUI Related Fatalities||0||1||5|
The Kansas Department of Transportation has also released its 2020 Holiday Statistics for Memorial Day.
Holiday Statistics – Memorial Day
|Crash Type||Memorial Day 2019 Friday-Monday||Average Friday-Monday for 2019|
|Alcohol-Related Injury Crashes||10||9|
|Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes||0||0|
6 – Year History
|2015||May 22-May 25||78||421||4||90||327||6||135|
|2016||May 27-May 30||78||443||1||113||329||1||144|
|2017||May 26-May 29||78||442||4||101||337||4||148|
|2018||May 25-May 28||78||472||7||87||378||7||126|
|2019||May 24-May 27||78||474||1||104||369||1||152|
|2020||May 22 -May 25||78||361||2||99||260||2||136|
Note: Data includes crashes occurring from 6:00 p.m. the first day (excluding unknown “Time of Crash”) to 12:00 midnight the last day.