AL State Troopers work 434 crashes, 4 fatalities over July 4th travel period
Source: MGN Online
During the four-day Fourth of July holiday travel period, Alabama State
Troopers investigated 434 traffic crashes, resulting in 154 injuries and four
fatal crashes occurred in Randolph, Lee (1, 2), Chilton and Montgomery counties during
the holiday travel period, which was from 12:01 a.m. Thursday, July 4, to
midnight Sunday, July 7.
It is unknown at this time whether alcohol was a
factor in any of the crashes.
were available in all four of the vehicles involved in the deadly crashes, but
only one of the individuals killed was using a seat belt.
this year's Fourth of July safety period, troopers issued 2,126 citations for
speeding and 607 citations for seat belt/child restraint violations, made 59
DUI arrests and assisted 299 motorists.
this time, statistics on fatal crashes from other law enforcement agencies
across the state are not available. Those numbers will be available once all
activity has been reported.
INFORMATION SOURCE: Alabama Dept. of Public Safety