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Stats from Post 2 for June 2011

Date of News Release: 07/05/2011

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- For the month of June 2011, Post 2 reports the following activity:

  • Arrested 35 Impaired Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,887 Citations
  • Issued 724 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 251 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 18 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 694 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 80 Traffic Crashes
  • Assisted 236 Stranded Motorists
  • Answered 1,015 Calls For Service
  • Opened 53 Criminal Cases
  • Made 100 Criminal Arrests

**There were no fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in June 2011.

Through June 30, 2011, nine (9) people have been killed in nine (9) crashes in the Post 2 District. Two (2) victims were wearing a seatbelt, two (2) victims were not wearing a seatbelt, two (2) victims were not wearing a helmet, one (1) victim was a pedestrian, one (1) victim was operating a farm tractor, and the seatbelt status of one (1) victim is unknown.

Through June 30, 2010, 19 people had been killed in 18 crashes in the Post 2 District.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.

Throughout the month, troopers from the Madisonville Kentucky State Police Post will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 2 District. At these checkpoints, troopers will be targeting impaired drivers, checking for properly restrained adults and children and observing for any other safety violations. For traffic safety checkpoint locations in your area, you may refer to the web site: www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post2_checkpoints.htm.

Post 2 serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.

**These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.

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