FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A sobriety checkpoint, in recognition of Cinco de Mayo celebrations and events, is deliberate for Wednesday evening, Could fifth, on Freeway 70 South in Bellevue. The checkpoint will likely be staffed by the MNPD’s DUI Unit and extra-duty officers working via a grant from the Tennessee Freeway Security Workplace.
Individuals attending Cinco de Mayo events and celebrations Wednesday are strongly urged to not drink and drive. Officers all through the town will likely be protecting an in depth look ahead to impaired and/or aggressive motorists.
In 2020, practically 40% of deadly crashes in Davidson County concerned impairment. Moreover the division responded to one-thousand crashes involving alcohol and/or drug impairment with greater than 600 accidents consequently.