GSP Reports 10 Traffic Fatalities Statewide Over the 2012 Labor Day Weekend

The number of fatalities has declined since 2010.

Ten motorists were killed on Georgia roadways over the Labor Day Weekend, according to Georgia State Patrol. 

That number is down from last year, when 15 traffic fatalities were reported. In 2010, there were 19.

Fatalities were reported from Cobb County Police, Gwinnett County Police, Henry County Police, GSP Douglas, GSP Toccoa, GSP Valdosta, two from GSP Cartersville, and two from GSP Madison, according to the Georgia Department of Public Safety website

Georgia State Patrol investigated a total of 373 traffic accidents, which resulted in 230 injuries. 

Troopers also arrested a total of 240 people for driving under the influenced, issued 983 citations for seat belt violations and recovered six stolen vehicles, according to the news release.

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