Huge Island police arrested 31 motorists for suspected drunken driving April 12 and Sunday. Three of the drivers had been concerned in visitors crashes.
Kona officers arrested 11 drivers whereas South Hilo officers arrested 9 and Puna officers six, in keeping with knowledge launched Tuesday by the Hawaii Police Division. South Kohala officers arrested 4 motorists and North Kohala officers one.
Thus far this yr, there have been 384 DUI arrests in contrast with 281 throughout the identical interval final yr, in keeping with police.
There have been 237 main accidents to date this yr in contrast with 262 throughout the identical interval final yr.
As of Tuesday, eight fatalities have been recorded on the Huge Island’s public roadways this yr, police mentioned. By this time in 2020, eight individuals had additionally died.