Thea Digiammerino

July Fourth State Police Patrols: Wednesday 4 P.M. Update

Connecticut State Police are out in force for the July Fourth holiday, looking out for drunk drivers and other violators.

The enforcement period started at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday and will run through 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, state police have arrested 12 people on DUI charges, issued 293 speeding tickets, and 780 other citations. Troopers have also responded to 103 accidents, seven of which involved injuries.

Drivers are also reminded to obey the Move Over law - it is state law to move over for emergency vehicles on the side of the highway.

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