NORMAN — After participating in Operation Combined Accident Reduction Effort (CARE) over the Thanksgiving holiday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol released statewide traffic statistics. Operation CARE started 8 a.m. Nov. 27 and ended at 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
The following numbers represent all activity reported from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol only:
· Fatality crashes: 7
· Fatalities: 9
· Alcohol-related crashes: 18
· Total collisions: 141
· DUI arrests: 67
· Speed citations: 1,089
· Seat belt citations: 976
· Child restraint citations: 26
· Motorist assists: 601
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