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2014-08
NEWS RELEASE: May 29, 2014
FROM:   The Kansas Highway Patrol
CONTACT: Lieutenant Joshua Kellerman (785) 296-6800

Patrol Reports Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Activity

KHP Personnel assisted 1,105 motorists over the holiday period

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing preliminary data from its Memorial Day weekend holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 23, 2014, through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 26, 2014.

During that time, the Patrol worked one fatal crash, which was alcohol-related, and resulted in one death.

Information in the table is compared to the Memorial Day holiday activity from 2013, with the same reporting period, 6:00 p.m. the Friday prior to the holiday, through 11:59 on the Monday of the holiday.

Activity
2014
2013
Total Non-alcohol Related Fatal Crashes
0
0
Total Non-Alcohol Related Fatalities
0
0
DUI Related Crashes
1
3
DUI Related Fatalities
1
3
DUI Arrests
34
30
Speed Citations
984
1,109
Speed Warnings
646
835
Adult Seatbelt Citations
255
618
Teen Seatbelt Citations
10
21
Child Restraint Citations
31
69
Motorists Assisted
1,105
1,176