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KSP Post 2 April 2016 Activity Report

Date of News Release: 05/09/2016

Madisonville, KY - Captain Brent White, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of April 2016:

  • Arrested 27 Impaired Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,164 Citations
  • Issued 523 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 80 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 7 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 651 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 55 Traffic Crashes
  • Assisted 126 Stranded Motorists
  • Responded to 671 Calls for Service
  • Opened 44 Criminal Cases
  • Made 150 Criminal Arrests

**There were four fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of four lives reported in the Post 2 District in April 2016:

  • Two, single-fatality crashes occurred in Christian County
  • A single-fatality crash occurred in Todd County
  • A single-fatality crash occurred in Webster County
  • Two victims were not wearing a seatbelt, one victim was wearing a seatbelt, and one was not applicable

Through April 30, 2016, there have been 13 fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of 12 lives reported in the Post 2 District: five victims were not wearing a seatbelt, six victims were wearing a seatbelt, the seatbelt status of one victim is unknown, and one was not applicable. Alcohol was a suspected factor in one of the fatal crashes.

Through April 30, 2015, eleven people had been killed in nine fatal crashes in the Post 2 District.

KSP has a toll-free number (1-800-222-5555) that citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or criminal activity. They can also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

Post 2 serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.

**These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.