State Police Announces Easter Weekend Travel Results

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 449 vehicle crashes, which resulted in more than 100 injured travelers and four deaths during the Easter holiday weekend.

Alcohol was a factor in 10% of the crashes, including one fatal crash, and resulted in 341 DUI arrests. Troopers also arrested 255 individuals on criminal charges and issued 13,490 traffic citations between April 15-17.


YearTotal CrashesFatal CrashesPeople KilledPeople InjuredAlcohol-Related CrashesAlcohol-Related Fatal Crashes
2022 (3 days)44944101471
2019 (3 days)54012129380


YearDUI ArrestsSpeeding CitationsChild Seat CitationsSeat Belt CitationsOther Citations
2022 (3 days)3414,784574158,234
2019 (3 days)3965,847765119,043

Statistical information was not collected during 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 global pandemic and mitigation efforts that were in place throughout Pennsylvania.

More information on 2022 Easter holiday enforcement, broken down by troop, is available here. These statistics cover only those incidents investigated by the state police and do not include incidents to which other law enforcement agencies responded.

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Adam Reed

State Police Media

Myles Snyder

State Police Media