Mississippi Highway Patrol ends Labor Day travel period
The Mississippi Highway Patrol ended its Labor Day travel period at midnight after activating it over the weekend for the holiday.
The MHP issued 6,635 citations over the weekend. The citations included 186 DUI arrests, 330 seatbelt citations, and 113 child restraint citations.
MHP also investigated 146 motor vehicle crashes with 54 injuries and six fatalities.
Troopers also assisted with heavy traffic as a result of Hurricane Ida recovery efforts.