CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – During this past weekend’s OVI checkpoint in Austintown, police saw 534 vehicles pass through the checkpoint, with no arrests and one court summons issued for driving with a suspended license, according to a press release.
The release also states that alcohol-related fatal crashes in Mahoning County have been on the decline of late.
According to the release, crash data from 2010 to 2014 shows that there has been a:
- 6% decrease in total alcohol-related crashes
- 8% decrease in alcohol-related injury crashes
- 7% decrease in alcohol-related fatal crashes
The decrease means that Mahoning County will receive only 75% of its current funding from the federal government in the fiscal year of 2017 and 50% in 2018, the release states.