Illinois State Police District 21 Commander, Captain Don Aaron Harsy,
announced today activity and enforcement figures for May 2019.
Illinois State Police District 21 Troopers issued 919 citations, 904 written warnings, including 7
DUIs, 132 seatbelt citations, 23 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 205 motorists,
conducted 204 Motor Carrier Inspections, and investigated 83 traffic crashes. There was one
fatal crash investigated by District 21 in May.
According to the National Safety Council the major contributing factors to motor-vehicle
deaths in the United States are lack of occupant protection, alcohol, speeding, young drivers,
distractions, and large trucks.
In an effort to reduce fatalities, the Illinois State Police uses enforcement activities and
educational programs to fight these major contributing factors.