CHP officers crack down on drunk drivers over Thanksgiving weekend
Story by 13 On Your Side Newsroom
EL CENTRO, Calif. (13 On Your Side) - The holidays are a time to celebrate with friends
and family, but California Highway Patrol set out to make sure celebrations
didn't result in any injuries or deaths by cracking down on drunk drivers.
CHP officers were on the lookout for drunk drivers beginning
Wednesday at 6:00 pm through Sunday at midnight.
And now, they have the results.
The El Centro California Highway Patrol office tells us they
saw an increase in DUI arrests during this year's Thanksgiving maximum
Unfortunately they also saw an increase in fatal crashes—with
two deadly crashes happening over the weekend.
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