CHP Reports Accidents and Property Damage from Memorial Day Weekend


CHP new logoEL CENTRO – Memorial Day highway accidents are a mixed bag according to the local CHP officer German Lazarin. Property damage jumped from one last year to six this past Memorial Day Weekend, four happening on Saturday alone.

Minor injury collisions dropped significantly from last year with only one versus the 4 from 2014.

There was one major injury this year, compared to none last year, however there were no reported fatalities, down from one in 2014.

Drunk driving arrests remained the same with 9 arrests this year and 9 arrests last year.