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Second week of 25 motorists being arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant

by Thunda
DUI Check Point

For week of October 5-11, 2020. Twenty-five (25) motorists were arrested for DUI. Three (3) as of a result of a traffic accident. That’s two (2) more then the previous week. Four (4) of the arrest were motorists under the age of 21 up from none last week.

So far this year, there have been 751 DUI arrests compared with 870 during the same period last year a decrease of 13.7 percent.

The numbers of arrests by district were:

DUI Arrests by District
DistrictWeekly TotalYear to Date
    
Hāmākua0 5
North Hilo0 2
South Hilo11 207
Puna2 160
Ka’u0 8
Kona11 291
South Kohala1 63
North Kohala0 15
    
Island Total25 751

There have been 592 major accidents so far this year compared with 752 during the same period last year, a decrease of 21.3 percent. 

To date, there were 13 fatal crashes, resulting in 13 fatalities, compared with 15 fatal crashes, resulting in 15 fatalities for the same time last year. This represents a decrease of 13.3 percent for fatal crashes, and 13.3 percent for fatalities.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island-wide. 

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