During the month of September, there were 18 traffic accidents investigated by the State Police working in the Post 15 area, that serves Russell and 11 other counties in the region.
There were two fatal collisions during the month of September in the Post 15 area,
This brings our yearly fatality count to 14 compared with 26 through this same period in 2016.
Statewide fatality count stands at 542 compared with 600 through this same period in 2016.
During the month of September 2017, there were 1124 citations written, 191 courtesy notices written, 1593 vehicles inspected, 691 complaints answered, 77 motorists assisted, 62 criminal cases opened, and 291 criminal arrests made.