BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - According to Mississippi Highway Patrol statistics, the long holiday weekend was relatively safe on state roads.
Patrolmen responded to just one fatal wreck. And it wasn't in south Mississippi.
Along the coast, the MHP wrote 118 tickets. Two people were accused of DUI. And patrolmen worked just two accidents.
Across the state, there were 24 accidents on Mississippi highways. The MHP says seven people suffered injuries in those wrecks. And according to the MHP report, two of the accidents involved alcohol.