SAN DIEGO (CNS) - California Highway Patrol officers jailed 91 motorists on suspicion of driving while intoxicated on San Diego-area roads over the Labor Day weekend, the agency reported Tuesday.
The tally of local DUI arrests was just higher -- by three -- than the number from the comparable period last year, according to the CHP.
Statewide, traffic accidents claimed 29 lives between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Monday, eight more than during the comparable time span last year. A pedestrian and a motorcyclist were among those killed.
No fatal crashes occurred in the San Diego area this Labor Day weekend.
Across California, the Highway Patrol nabbed 1,531 drivers for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the 78-hour period this year, as compared with 1,521 over Labor Day weekend in 2010.
The CHP patrols all freeways in the state, along with roads in unincorporated communities.
A water line broke Wednesday morning in a hilly neighborhood on the border of San Diego and Mountain View, flooding several nearby homes and opening a large sink hole that partially swallowed a pickup truck.
A three-vehicle pileup at an intersection near Lawrence Welk Resort Village left one person dead and four others injured Wednesday.
A serviceman stabbed to death this week at Camp Pendleton was identified Wednesday as a Wisconsin native who joined the Marine Corps last summer, shortly after graduating from high school.
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Bomb squad personnel have safely impounded a possible piece of military equipment found late Wednesday morning at a self-storage business in Lemon Grove.