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KSP Post 2 November 2016 Activity Report

Date of News Release: 12/7/2016

MADISONVILLE, KY (December 7, 2016) – Captain Brent White, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of November 2016:
• Arrested 18 Impaired Drivers • Issued a Total of 1,181 Citations • Issued 291 Speeding Citations • Issued 54 Seatbelt Citations • Issued 8 Child Restraint Citations • Issued 407 Courtesy Notices • Investigated 72 Traffic Crashes • Assisted 102 Stranded Motorists • Responded to 584 Calls for Service • Opened 52 Criminal Cases • Made 484 Criminal Arrests

**There were no fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of lives reported in the Post 2 District in November 2016:

Mrs. Bridges was transported by EMS to Jennie Stuart Hospital in Hopkinsville for minor injuries while the other two operators were unharmed.

TFC Billy Over, Christian County Sheriff’s Department and Oak Grove EMS Fire and Rescue assisted on scene.

Through November 30, 2016, there have been 34 fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of 37 lives reported in the Post 2 District: twelve victims were not wearing a seatbelt, fourteen victims were wearing a seatbelt, five victims were not wearing a helmet, two was not applicable, three were unknown and one victim was a pedestrian.

Through November 30, 2015, 39 people had been killed in fatal crashes in the Post 2 District.

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.

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.