Nine Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Fatalities in Missouri
Missouri State Highway Patrol officials report nine traffic fatalities statewide during the Memorial Day holiday weekend counting period.
Troopers worked 294 traffic crashes across the state resulting in 124 injuries. None of the fatal crashes occurred in northeast Missouri. There were no boating related fatalities on Missouri waterways. Troopers report 121 arrests over the long holiday weekend for driving while intoxicated. There were also 102 drug arrests.