Holiday travel numbers on the Coast
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has wrapped up its holiday travel enforcement period.
We have the latest numbers of citations and arrests on the Coast.
MHP conducted safety checkpoints to combat speeding and reckless and distracted driving.
Statewide Mississippi Highway Patrol reported close to 6,000 citations and over 200 wrecks.
Of those citations and wrecks, MHP Troop K reported:
- A total of 643 citations along with six DUI arrests over the holiday enforcement period
- MHP responded to 17 wrecks with one being fatal, leaving two fatalities
- Of the 17 wrecks, none where alcohol related