Ohio Drunk Driving Fatalities Fall (again!)
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting that fatalities on Ohio roads due to drunk driving has fallen again this holiday season. Four people died this year as a result of an alcohol-related accident. This report encompasses the entirety of the Christmas Holiday weekend (December 24 through December 28). The totals last year were 14 deaths with 7 being alcohol-related (as defined by the Ohio State Highway Patrol). This year has also been a safer year overall. Five fatal OVI-related crashes have occurred in Greene County, six in Clark and only 2 in Montgomery. Overall there have been 772 arrests for OVI in Montgomery County, 389 in Greene and 423 in Clark County.