Connecticut State Police responded to more than 10,000 calls over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including three car accidents involving fatalities, according to a release posted on the department's website.
The statistics cover the time period from midnight Wednesday, Oct. 21, to midnight Sunday, Oct. 25.
Police said the three fatal accidents happened on I-691 in Southington; Route 8 in Beacon Falls; and I-91 in North Haven.
Other statistics from this year's Thanksgiving weekend holiday patrol:
Speeding arrests: 1,611
Seatbelt arrests: 85
Other hazardous moving violation arrests (unsafe lane change, following too close, cell phone usage, failure to signal, etc.): 3,041
DUI arrests: 62
Accidents investigated: 410; With injury: 59; Fatal: 3
Calls for State Police service: 10,469
Statistics from 2011
Speeding arrests: 1,376
Seatbelt arrests: 417
Other hazardous moving violation arrests: 2,745
DUI arrests: 65
Accidents investigated: 389; With injury: 50; Fatal: 2