Christmas Week CHP stats show relative calm


CHP new logoEL CENTRO – The California Highway Patrol released their Christmas week statistics showing a drop in DUI’s from last year. In 2012 there were three DUI arrests and one DUI related collision. This year, there was only one DUI arrest and no DUI accidents.


However Property damage from collisions jumped to 3 from only 1 last year.


Minor collisions were up from 2 to 3 this year, but major injuries and fatalities stayed at zero as in 2012.


The report was prepared by El Cetro Area Public Information Officer German Lazarin.