mississippi highway patrol

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…

MHP increasing law enforcement for the holidays

Mississippi Highway Patrol is beginning its 2020 holiday travel enforcement period today. MHP is looking to crack down on reckless driving while combating speeding and distracted driving issues. Starting earlier this morning and ending Sunday at midnight,…

Mississippi troopers to begin holiday patrols Wednesday

JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi Highway Patrol said it will begin the 2020 Thanksgiving holiday travel enforcement period on Wednesday at 12:01 a.m. and end Sunday at midnight. State troopers will be used on all state, federal and interstate systems…