Highway Patrol officials in Onslow County told us as of 11:30 a.m. this Fourth of July, they have already made three driving while impaired arrests.
The Fourth of July is normally the deadliest day for traffic fatalities in the U.S.
It's estimated 173 people will died in traffic accidents in the time period from 6 p.m. yesterday through midnight today.
AAA estimates 10 percent of Fourth of July traffic deaths are teenagers.
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