NEWS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2017
Released by: Sgt. Daron Wyatt, Contact: (714) 497-5633
This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!
Remember: Impaired Driving, Drugs and Alcohol can Kill
ANAHEIM, CA – St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 252 people lost their lives in drunk driving-related crashes during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday period from 2011-2015. More than a fourth of them were killed in drunk driving crashes that occurred in the early morning, post-party hours (midnight to 5:59 a.m.). Continue reading