mississippi highway patrol

Staying safe during holiday travels

Slamming drinks before driving will land you in the slammer. Mississippi Highway Patrol is advising motorists to slow down, stay alert, and drive sober this new year. Trooper Cal Robertson tells…

Highway Patrol investigating bicyclist hit-and-run

Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a Tuesday night hit-and-run that left a bicyclist in serious condition. MHP on Tuesday responded to a crash on Highway 613 in Jackson County. Troopers said Eric Olsen, 45, of Moss Point, was riding his…

MHP Trooper killed in Madison County accident

Authorities are investigating after a Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper was killed in a crash in Madison County. The crash happened on Highway 16 at Old Yazoo City Road in Canton on Friday afternoon. Madison County Coroner Alex Breeland has confirmed…

18-wheeler overturns, delaying traffic on I-10

Mississippi Highway Patrol is working the scene of an accident on Interstate 10 in D'Iberville. An 18-wheeler rolled over just before 11 a.m., blocking all four lanes of westbound traffic just east of Exit 46D at Lamey Bridge Road. Traffic…

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…