Preliminary statistics indicate that 11 people died in five separate crashes on Kentucky roadways during the Christmas holiday period beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012, extending through Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 11:59 p.m.
Crashes occurred in Christian, Clark, Jefferson, Knox and Pike counties. Ten of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and six of the victims were not wearing seat belts. The crashes in Christian, Knox and Pike counties involved the suspected use of alcohol.
One single fatality crash occurred in
A quadruplet fatality crash occurred in
Through Dec. 25, 2012, preliminary statistics* indicate that 729 people have lost their lives on
There have been 578 motor vehicle fatalities and 317 of those victims were not wearing seat belts.
Sixty-four of those crashes involved a commercial motor vehicle.
Seventy-six crashes involved a motorcycle and 39 victims were not wearing helmets.
Fourteen crashes involved an ATV and 12 victims were not wearing helmets.
Fifty-three crashes involved pedestrians and 7 involved a bicycle.
One crash involved a scooter. A total of 139 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol.
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