8 people died on the roads over Memorial Day weekend, which saw a 21 percent increase in DWI arrests
June 2, 2021
Eight people died on Minnesota roads over the Memorial Day weekend, which saw a 21% increase in DWI arrests over last year.
Of the deaths over the weekend, two were alcohol-related crashes, four speed-related and two people were not buckled in, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) said Tuesday.
Over the weekend, law enforcement across the state made 354 DWI arrests, compared with 292 in 2020.