COLUMBUS, OH (WTRF) — Ohio State Highway Patrol reports 22 people died in crashes over the Fourth of July reporting period.
OSHP said impairment was a factor in at least five of the 21 crashes that resulted in deaths.
425 people were arrested for impaired driving and 280 for drug-related charges.
Traffic crashes totaled more than 630 this year.
The Fourth of July reporting period spanned from Thursday, July 2 to Sunday, July 5.
How does that compare to last year?
In 2019, there were 16 fatal crashes killing 17 people.
OSHP reminds motorists they can call #677 anytime to report impaired drivers or drug activity.