Highway patrol reports increase in stranded motorist calls

(Jefferson County) The Missouri State Highway Patrol is seeing an increase in the number of stranded motorists reports this summer.

Corporal Logan Bolton with the patrol says being stranded on the side of the road can be very dangerous, especially this time of year.

In addition Corporal Bolton adds to keep a few bottles of water in your vehicle.

For those drivers that vehicles break down and are stranded on the side of the road, can contact the Missouri State Highway Patrol for Assistance by dialing *55.