MHP Thanksgiving Citation Totals


JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – Thanksgiving holiday traffic kept Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers busy over the 4 day travel period.

M.H.P. issued more than 4,800 citations statewide, with 45 of those being D.U.I. offenses.

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There were five fatal crashes. They occurred in Wilkinson, Leflore, Benton, Lincoln, and Stone Counties. All of those crashes are still under investigation.

The Thanksgiving enforcement period began Wednesday at 6 p.m. and ended at midnight Sunday, November 27.