The Alabama Department of Public Safety has released the numbers in relation to the holiday weekend blitz.
The blitz was during the 78-hour travel period from July 1st to July 4th.
Troopers at that time investigated nine fatal crashes with nine deaths. Alcohol was a factor in the majority of the crashes and seat belts were not being worn in more than half.
The fatal accidents took place in Baldwin, Wilcox, Houston, Dallas, Jefferson (two), St. Clair, Talladega and Limestone counties.
350 crashes were investigated by troopers and 3,414 citations for speeding were issued. 1,169 citations were issued for seat belt/child restraint violations. 148 DUI arrests were made.
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