Trooper Kendra Wilson
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 12, Frankfort
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Memorial Day Holiday Post 12 Data
Date of News Release: 06/01/2010
(Post 12 Frankfort) -- Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort reports that there were no fatal collisions in our seven counties in the Post 12 area during the Memorial Day Holiday 2010. Preliminary data show six people died in six separate crashes statewide.
Post 12 Troopers issued a total of 372 citations, 83 citations were for speeding. There were 165 other citations issued. There were 72 citations for seat belt violations and 7 child restraint violation. There were 8 DUI arrests and 37 criminal arrests. There were 6 traffic collisions investigated and 12 traffic safety checkpoints conducted. This data is preliminary and comes from Post 12 Frankfort.
Kentucky State Police Post 12 provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.
The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report impaired drivers by calling 1-502-227-2221 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).
Traffic safety checkpoints as well as saturation patrols will continue with special emphasis on seat belt violations, speeding and impaired driving.