This Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) is reporting five traffic fatalities, zero boating fatalities, & one drowning over the July Fourth holiday counting period.
The MSHP worked 294 traffic crashes, which included 107 injuries and five fatalities. Troopers also made 139 DWI arrests and 126 drug arrests over the holiday weekend.
During the same time, troopers worked nine boating crashes, which included four injuries and zero fatalities. Troopers made six BWI arrests and 25 drug arrests. There was one drowning over the holiday weekend.
The 2020 July Fourth holiday counting period began at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 2, and ended at 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 5, 2020.