20 DUI arrests in CT over holiday weekend: State Police Report

The article by Jessica Bravo, staff writer, dated Dec. 24, 2023, highlights the traffic violations and accidents occurring over the 2023 Christmas holiday weekend. State police confirmed 20 DUI arrests and reported around 300 motor vehicle violations by 6 a.m. on Christmas Eve.

The state police received almost 2,290 service calls and noted more than 210 motor vehicle accidents, with 19 leading to injuries; one of which took place on Route 9 in Essex. Two fatalities also occurred, one in Franklin and the other in Westport.

According to the state police, half of the vehicle violations were speed-related, while the other half consisted of various moving violations. The data released by state police shows five seatbelt violations.

Jessica Bravo works as a breaking news reporter with Hearst Connecticut Media Group, previously reported for The Connecticut Mirror, and graduated from Central Connecticut State University in May 2023 with a BA in journalism. Jessica has a profound passion for all things related to Connecticut.

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