HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC and AP) – Connecticut State Police are stepping up patrols throughout New Year’s Weekend.
Police say additional troopers will be on hand until 11:59 p.m. on Monday. Police will be on the lookout for impaired drivers and working to reduce the number of crashes and accidents.
Police say they investigated more than 300 accidents between 12:01 a.m. on Friday and 7:30 a.m. on Sunday , including two fatal crashes on Route 8 in Trumbull and Route 3 in Glastonbury.
Police made 14 arrests for driving under the influence and handed out nearly 380 speeding violations.
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