NORWALK - Police in southwestern Connecticut say they have responded to 297 roadway accidents so far this holiday weekend, as of 12:01 a.m. today.

Authorities say the weekend has yielded 59 driving under the influence arrests and some 2,100 speeding tickets. They say they have issued 4,800 non-speeding tickets as well.

State troopers say they will have extra patrols on Connecticut’s roadways tonight.