SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State Police made 49 DUI arrests over the Labor Day weekend.

Troopers investigated a total of 62 auto accidents; five of those were alcohol-related.

There were nine traffic-related deaths from Friday, August 30 to Monday, Sept. 2 in the Mountain State. Those were investigated by county sheriff’s deputies and city police officers. State Troopers were not the lead agency on any of the deadly wrecks.


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  • MT

    How many were drug or cell phone related?

  • WTF

    That's less than 1DUI per county. Pretty pathetic.

  • GregG

    Ok, 5 out of 62 accidents were "alcohol related", what was the cause of the other 57? By reading this story, one would feel safer having a few before taking to the roads.