MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be two roadside sobriety checkpoints set up in Memphis later this month.
According to the Memphis Police Department, the checkpoints will start Friday, May 27 at 8 p.m. and will end Saturday, May 28 at 2 a.m. They will be on Austin Peay Highway north of Coleman Road and Covington Pike south of Yale Road.
According to police, impaired driving kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in the U.S.
The checkpoints are funded through a grant from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office.
You can click here to see a list of Tennessee Highway Patrol checkpoints.