KSP Post 2 May 2016 Activity Report
Date of News Release: 06/01/2016
Madisonville, KY - Captain Brent White, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of May 2016
- Arrested 17 Impaired Drivers
- Issued a Total of 1,255 Citations
- Issued 671 Speeding Citations
- Issued 69 Seatbelt Citations
- Issued 8 Child Restraint Citations
- Issued 496 Courtesy Notices
- Investigated 62 Traffic Crashes
- Assisted 163 Stranded Motorists
- Responded to 6711 Calls for Service
- Opened 45 Criminal Cases
- Made 116 Criminal Arrests
**There were four fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of four lives reported in the Post 2 District in May 2016:
- Three, single-fatality crashes occurred in Christian County
- A single-fatality crash occurred in Hopkins County
- Two victims were not wearing a seatbelt, one victim was wearing a seatbelt, and one victim was a pedestrian
Through May 31, 2016, there have been 16 fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of 17 lives reported in the Post 2 District: seven victims were not wearing a seatbelt, seven victims were wearing a seatbelt, the seatbelt status of one victim is unknown, one was not applicable, and one victim was a pedestrian. Alcohol was a suspected factor in one of the fatal crashes.
Through May 31, 2015, 13 people had been killed in 11 fatal crashes in the Post 2 District.
KSP has a toll-free number (1-800-222-5555) that citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or criminal activity. They can also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.
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.