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State Police Announces Labor Day Weekend Crash and Enforcement Results

09/06/2022

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 648 vehicle crashes resulting in six fatalities and 180 injuries during the four-day Labor Day travel period, which ran from Sept. 2-5. Alcohol was a factor in four of the fatal crashes.

Troopers made 515 driving under the influence arrests and issued nearly 23,000 traffic citations over the long holiday weekend.

During the 2021 Labor Day driving period, which spanned four days, troopers made 587 DUI arrests. In addition, six people were killed and 209 were injured in the 674 crashes investigated by the PSP.

Crash Data

YearTotal CrashesFatal CrashesPeople KilledPeople InjuredAlcohol-Related CrashesAlcohol-Related Fatal Crashes
2022 (4 days)64866180454
2021 (4 days)67466209571

 
Enforcement Data

YearDUI ArrestsSpeeding CitationsChild Seat CitationsSeat Belt CitationsOther Citations
2022 (4 days)5158,10517779913,815
2021 (4 days)5879,96812073713,770

 

More information on 2022 Labor Day enforcement, broken down by troop, is available here. These statistics cover only those incidents investigated by the state police and do not include incidents to which other law enforcement agencies responded.

For more statistical information on the Pennsylvania State Police, visit psp.pa.gov.

MEDIA CONTACT:  Pennsylvania State Police Communications Office, 717-783-5556, ra-pspcomm@pa.gov

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