Columbia
36° F
Overcast
Overcast

8 people killed on Missouri roads over Thanksgiving

Published On: Dec 02 2013 01:21:22 PM CST
Missouri State Highway Patrol

KMIZ

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -

Eight people were killed on Missouri roads over the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Between 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 and midnight Sunday, troopers responded to 299 accidents, which involved 140 injuries. Troopers say eight were killed in those crashes.

Six of the deaths happened in Mid-Missouri. A woman was killed in Pulaski County Thanksgiving night, two were killed in a Boone County crash on Highway 124, and three people died in an accident in Miller County.

Troopers also arrested 139 people for driving while intoxicated.

In 2012, there were six deaths on the roads during the extended holiday weekend and 350 accidents.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus