Tuesday, November 27, 2007

California DUI statistics for the holiday

At least eight motorists died from traffic accidents and 133 were jailed on suspicion of California DUI - drunken driving this Thanksgiving holiday in San Bernardino and Riverside counties, according to California Highway Patrol and sheriff's records for the five-day period.

It appears it's going to be down on California DUI - DUI arrests (over last year).

In Riverside County, five people died in accidents during the holiday weekend, including a Sunday night rollover that killed a Corona mother and her 3-year-old son and left a 1-year-old girl clinging to life at Loma Linda University Medical Center, the CHP reported Monday.

There were 40 California DUI - drunk driving arrests in Riverside County during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, which started Wednesday at 6 p.m. and ended Sunday at midnight.

In San Bernardino County, 93 motorists were arrested on suspicion of California DUI - drunk driving during the same period.