New Year’s Week traffic statistics


EL CENTRO – The California Highway Patrol of Imperial Valley released their final statistics from their El Centro office concerning traffic incidents over the New Year’s weekend.

For the second year in a row there were neither major injury collisions nor fatalities.

The CHP had six local arrests for driving under the influence which equaled the number of arrests for DUI in 2011. However last year there was a DUI related collision and this year there were none.

The rest of the statistics show two incidents of property damage, and one minor collision.

The report covers December 28th, 2012 to January 2, 2012.