KSP reports December activity | News
For the month of December 2012, Kentucky State Police Post 2 reports the following activity:
*Arrested 37 Impaired Drivers
*Issued a Total of 1,581 Citations
*Issued 562 Speeding Citations
*Issued 136 Seatbelt Citations
*Issued 11 Child Restraint Citations
*Issued 751 Courtesy Notices
*Investigated 96 Traffic Crashes
*Assisted 209 Stranded Motorists
*Responded to 877 Calls for Service
*Opened 55 Criminal Cases
*Made 128 Criminal Arrests
There were four fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of 5 lives reported in the Post 2 District in December 2012. A double-fatality crash and a single-fatality crash occurred in Christian County. The double-fatality crash involved the suspected use of alcohol and neither victim was wearing a seatbelt. The single-fatality victim was wearing a seatbelt. Single fatalities also occurred in Muhlenberg (pedestrian) and Webster Counties (victim wearing a seatbelt).
Through December 31, 2012, there have been 29 fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of 31 lives reported in the Post 2 District: 15 victims were not wearing seatbelts, 9 victims were wearing seatbelts, 1 victim was not wearing a helmet, 4 victims were wearing a helmet, and 2 victims were pedestrians.
Through December 31, 2011, 35 people had been killed in 33 crashes in the Post 2 District.
Post 2 serves Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster Counties.
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel, and license number if possible.