ksp news 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/2/18) — Captain Tim Adams, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reported the following activity for the month of December:

• Arrested 26 impaired drivers
• Issued a total of 988 citations
• Issued 306 speeding citations
• Issued 102 seat belt citations
• Issued nine child restraint citations
• Issued 502 courtesy notices
• Investigated 38 traffic crashes
• Assisted 165 stranded motorists
• Responded to 474 calls for service
• Opened 40 criminal cases
• Made 161 criminal arrests

**One fatal crash that resulted in the loss of one life reported in the Post 2 District in December:

One, single fatality crash in Muhlenberg County on Kentucky 70-E.

Through Dec. 31, there have been 36 persons killed in the Post 2 District: 15 victims were not wearing a seatbelt, 14 victims were wearing a seatbelt, one victim seatbelt usage was unknown, two victims were not wearing a helmet (motorcycle), one victim was wearing a helmet (motorcycle), zero victim helmet usage was unknown (motorcycle), zero were bicyclists and two victims were pedestrians. Two fatality crash involved the suspected use of alcohol.

Post 2 serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd and Webster.

**These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.

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Information provided by Trooper Rob Austin

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