(WJW) — Motorists can expect multiple sobriety checkpoints in Northeast Ohio this week.

In Lorain County

An OVI checkpoint will be held Thursday night in the City of Lorain. The checkpoint will take place on Grove Avenue between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., according to a media release.

In 2022, there were 20 fatal crashes in Lorain County with 11 of them being OVI related.  So far this year, there have been 15 fatalities in the county with eight being OVI-related.   

In Summit County

The Summit County OVI Task Force has planned sobriety checkpoints across the county, starting Friday, Sept. 22, and continuing into the early morning of Saturday, Sept. 23, according to a news release.

There have been more than 270 OVI-related crashes in Summit County so far this year. Of those crashes, 19 were fatal and 104 were believed to have caused injury.

Cuyahoga and Stark Counties:

Sobriety checkpoints were held Wednesday night in both Plain Township in Stark County, as well as Brook Park in Cuyahoga County.

The Stark County Sheriff has announced another checkpoint scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 27. Exact locations and times have not yet been released.