State Police Release Labor Day Holiday Crash Stats
September 16, 2021
The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) arrested 587 motorists for driving under the influence and issued 9,968 speeding citations during the four-day Labor Day weekend from Sept. 3-6, 2021. Troopers cited 737 people for not wearing seat belts and issued 120 citations to drivers for failing to secure children in safety seats.
Six people lost their lives in crashes investigated by the state police, with alcohol cited as a factor in one of the fatal collisions. Troopers responded to a total of 674 crashes – in which 209 people were injured – over the long holiday weekend.
During the 2020 Labo...