Five fatal crashes over holidays in Mississippi

By Press Release

The Mississippi Highway investigated 5 fatal crashes during the Christmas Holiday period which began Friday at 6 p.m. an ended at mid-night Christmas night, according to Trooper Ray Hall.

Fatalities were recorded in Jackson, Starkville, Hattisburg, Meridian an New Albany Districts.

Overall State Troopers investigated 211 collisions across the state, issued 5,601 traffic citations an arrested 111 drunk/impaired drivers.