Large Island police arrested 29 motorists for suspected drunken driving March 29 and Sunday. Six of the drivers had been concerned in visitors crashes.
Kona officers arrested 15 drivers whereas South Hilo officers arrested eight and South Kohala officers 4, in keeping with knowledge launched Tuesday by the Hawaii Police Division. Puna arrested two motorists.
To this point this yr, there have been 331 DUI arrests in contrast with 266 throughout the identical interval final yr, in keeping with police.
There have been 198 main accidents to this point this yr in contrast with 423 throughout the identical interval final yr.
As of Tuesday, seven fatalities have been recorded on the Large Island’s public roadways this yr, police mentioned. By this time in 2020, seven folks had additionally died.