Illinois State Police report few DUI incidents over holiday weekend

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Published: Jan. 2, 2023 at 3:34 PM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - Illinois State Police are reporting few DUI incidents over the New Year’s Eve weekend.

Statewide, troopers handled 20 incidents of drivers under the influence.

Illinois State Police divides the state into regions to maximize coverage. Data were available for two regions. One includes Peoria, Woodford, Marshall, Stark, Tazewell, Fulton, McDonough, Warren, Henderson, and Hancock counties. The other covered McLean, Livingston, Dewitt, Ford, Iroquois, and Kankakee counties.

Peoria through Hancock reported four DUIs over the weekend, while McLean through Kankakee reported two incidents.

ISP reports driving under the influence is one of the biggest causes of crashes in Illinois.