8 boating under the influence arrests reported over July 4th - WKRN News 2

8 boating under the influence arrests reported over July 4th

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reported eight boating under the influence arrests over last week's long Fourth of July holiday weekend.

TWRA officials checked 3,461 vessels over the four-day weekend.

Along with the eight BUI arrests, three others were also taken into custody. A total of 144 citations were also issued.

Officials said through the July 4th holiday weekend, there have been 14 boating related fatalities on the state's waterways this year.

Eighty-seven accidents have been reported, while 37 of those involved injuries.

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