California Highway Patrol officers in San Diego County arrested 23 suspected drunken drivers from Wednesday evening to 6 a.m. Friday, 10 less than the tally for the same Thanksgiving holiday period last year.
One vehicle occupant was killed during the reporting period that started at 6:01 p.m. Wednesday, law enforcement agencies throughout San Diego County reported. No fatalities were reported last year.
CHP officers throughout the state arrested 455 suspected drunken drivers
on freeways and on roads in unincorporated areas during the reporting period,
26 less than the same time period last year, according to the CHP.
Statewide, three traffic fatalities were reported this year. Law enforcement agencies reported 10 people were killed during the same Thanksgiving weekend period last year.
- City News Service