Police report 56 fewer car accidents in 2018

The sights and sounds of a car wreck — twisted metal, shattered glass, the sound of shrieking sirens — were seen and heard less often in Ridgefield in 2018 than the previous year. According to crash statistics published by the University of Connecticut, the town reported 453 motor vehicles accidents across its 168 miles of roads. The crash results also … read more

CT State Police report service totals for first snowstorm

Connecticut State Troopers responded to several calls for service, accidents and one fatal beginning at 4 p.m. on Nov. 15 through 8 a.m. on Nov. 16. The following are the totals for State Police response to snow related incidents: Calls for service 1,341 Total accidents 230 Motor vehicle fatalities 1 Serious injury accidents 2 Accidents with minor injury 10

CT State Police report Labor Day weekend stats

Troopers continued to patrol the highways and roads in Connecticut over this 2018 Labor Day weekend.   During this enforcement operation troopers utilized both traditional and non-traditional State Police vehicles. The enforcement project started at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 31 and ran through 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 3. Troopers focused on drunken driving violations, aggressive drivers, distracted drivers and speeding. … read more

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