130 DUI arrests, 201 crashes investigated by MHP during holiday travel period

130 DUI arrests, 201 crashes investigated by MHP during holiday travel period
(Source: WDAM)

MISSISSIPPI (WMC) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued thousands of citations between December 23 and December 27.

MHP issued 5,898 citations with 130 DUI arrests, 201 vehicle crashes which included 38 injuries and four fatalities in Mississippi. Each incident happened on the state, federal highways, and interstate systems across the Magnolia State.

Officers added the ‘Home for the Holidays’ safety initiative will continue through the end of the year.

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