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KSP Post 2 June 2016 Activity Report

Date of News Release: 07/01/2016

Madisonville, KY - (July 1, 2016) – Captain Brent White, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of June 2016.

  • Arrested 10 Impaired Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,094 Citations
  • Issued 513 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 119 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 6 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 421 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 53 Traffic Crashes
  • Assisted 177 Stranded Motorists
  • Responded to 637 Calls for Service
  • Opened 42 Criminal Cases
  • Made 81 Criminal Arrests

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

  • One, double-fatality crash and two, single-fatality crashes occurred in Muhlenberg County
  • Three victims were not wearing a helmet and one victim was not wearing a seatbelt

Through June 30, 2016, there have been 18 fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of 20 lives reported in the Post 2 District: eight victims were not wearing a seatbelt, seven victims were wearing a seatbelt, three victims were not wearing a helmet, one was not applicable, and one victim was a pedestrian.

Through June 30, 2015, 15 people had been killed in 13 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.