Holiday Road Travel Turns Deadly

By: Tyler Helms
By: Tyler Helms

The Mississippi State Department Public Safety says that there have been six deaths on state roads for the holiday period which runs from Wednesday evening to midnight on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Mississippi Highway Patrol issued 4,350 tickets, made 111 drunken driving arrests and worked 126 accidents with 38 injuries.

Alabama officials are reporting 10 deaths on Alabama state roads during the holiday travel.

There were a total of 16 deaths in just over 102 hours on the road.


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