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Sobriety Checkpoint Planned on Bell Road

5/20/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Metro police officers will be staffing a sobriety checkpoint on Bell Road in the Hermitage Precinct this Monday evening, May 25, as part of the MNPD’s Memorial Day weekend effort to enhance traffic safety.

The checkpoint will be staffed by the DUI Unit along with extra-duty officers working through a grant from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office.

In 2019, 41% of fatal crashes in Davidson County involved impairment. Additionally, the department responded to more than 800 crashes involving alcohol impairment with more than 500 injuries as a result.

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