Highway Patrol Busy Over The Labor Day Weekend

(Jefferson City) The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that five people died in traffic crashes over the Labor Day holiday.

The patrol investigated a total of 276 crashes involving 97 injuries.

They also made 113 DWI arrests and 55 drug arrests.

There was also one boating fatality over the holiday weekend.

In 2021, the patrol investigated 318 traffic crashes and reported 11 fatalities in Missouri.

None of the holiday weekend fatalities occured in our listening area.