(CHP releases Holiday stats)….The statistics cover the Christmas Holiday.
The California Highway Patrol went into their Maximum Enforcement Program at 6:00 pm Tuesday. It continued until 11:59 pm Wednesday. In the El Centro Sector, the Highway Patrol says there were no fatal injury collisions, the same as last year. There was a decrease in DUI related collisions, with zero reported this year as compared to 1 last year. DUI arrests also decreased from 3 last year to just one this year. There was an increase in Property Damage only traffic collisions, with 3 reported this year as compared to 1 last year. There was also an increase in Minor Injury Traffic Collisions, with 2-reported last year and 3 reported this year. The Next CHP Maximum Enforcement Period begins Tuesday at 6:00 pm and will continue until Wednesday at 11:59 pm.