Highway patrol reports three fatal crashes over Thanksgiving holiday period

Published 8:46 am Tuesday, November 28, 2023

The Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period concluded Sunday, Nov. 26, at midnight. The period began on Wednesday, Nov. 22.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol issued 6,766 citations; made 109 arrests for impaired driving and investigated 169 crashes.

The crashes resulted in 43 injuries with three fatal crashes and three deaths.

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The fatal crashes occurred in Jackson, Copiah and Choctaw counties.