PSP Reports 407 Crashes, 358 DUI Arrests Over Easter Holiday Weekend


HARRISBURG- As part of its ongoing commitment to safety, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) conducted its Easter holiday enforcement over the weekend and today released the results of the annual initiative.

From Friday, March 29 to Sunday, March 31, PSP investigated 407 crashes resulting in six fatalities and 90 injuries. Intoxicated driving was a factor in 46 of those crashes, two of which were fatal.

Troopers arrested 358 motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and issued 17,168 traffic citations, including:

  • 5,285 for speeding
  • 557 for failing to wear a seatbelt
  • 90 for not securing children in safety seats

Table 1: Easter 2024 Weekend Crash Data

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