Traffic accidents decline in Quincy during July

Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 8:52 am Updated: Sep. 3, 2014 5:15 pm

Accidents on Quincy city streets dipped during July.

According to statistics compiled by the Quincy Police Department, there were 76 accidents during July, a drop of eight from the June totals. The total was down 30 from the same time period last year. There were 14 injury accidents with 16 injuries as a result of those incidents.

Officers wrote 20 speeding tickets and 45 tickets for seat-belt violations last month. There were eight DUI arrests during the month. Only one intersection saw more than one accident -- 24th and State, which had two accidents.