10-12-20 DUI stats

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Torey D. Keltner
Program Manager
Phone: (808) 961-2305

 

Media Release

During the week of October 5, 2020, through October 11, 2020, Hawai`i Island police arrested twenty-five (25) motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant.  Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic accident.  Four of the drivers were under the age of 21.  

So far this year, there have been 751 DUI arrests compared with 870 during the same period last year a decrease of 13.7 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

DUI Arrests by District
District Weekly Total   Year to Date
       
Hāmākua 0   5
North Hilo 0   2
South Hilo 11   207
Puna 2   160
Ka’u 0   8
Kona 11   291
South Kohala 1   63
North Kohala 0   15
       
Island Total 25   751

There have been 592 major accidents so far this year compared with 752 during the same period last year, a decrease of 21.3 percent. 

To date, there were 13 fatal crashes, resulting in 13 fatalities, compared with 15 fatal crashes, resulting in 15 fatalities for the same time last year. This represents a decrease of 13.3 percent for fatal crashes, and 13.3 percent for fatalities.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island-wide. 

 


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