Ohio State Highway Patrol Reports No Fatalities Over Holiday Weekend
The Dayton Daily News is reporting that there were no fatal crashes this weekend amongst the four state higway patrol posts covering the Miami Valley. The local posts were responsible for 64 DUI arrests and report that over 80% of their personnel were “on the road.”
Throughout the state the OSP is reporting five fatalities, two attributable to an ATV accident and one motorcycle death. Based on information available on the OSP web site, none of the deaths are “alcohol related.” The OSP is reporting 556 arrests for OVI state-wide over the weekend. The weekend is a vast improvement over last year’s 15 deaths and proves to be the safest 4th of July in 11 years.