Over the 2011 holiday, State Police responded to 509 Pennsylvania Christmas crashes that resulted in five deaths and 169 injuries. This year, those numbers increased.
Over the Christmas 2012 holiday, Pennsylvania State Police responded to 1,336 accidents that resulted in seven deaths and 315 injuries. Additionally, police issued :
• 348 arrests for driving under the influence.
• 2,152 speeding tickets.
• 313 citations for failing to wear a seatbelt and 37 citations for failing to have a child in a proper car seat.
Our personal injury attorneys in PA extend our sincere condolences to those who lost loved ones in 2012 Pennsylvania Christmas crashes and we wish everyone who was injured quick and complete recoveries.