MSHP Releases Labor Day Holiday Statistics

Seven people died in traffic crashes during the 2021 Labor Day holiday weekend. Last year, there were 18 fatalities. The 2021 counting period for the Labor Day holiday ran from 6 p.m., Friday, September 3, through 11:59 p.m., Monday, September 6. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the following enforcement activity during 2021 Labor Day Holiday: Crashes 351, Injuries 103, Fatalities 7, DWI 108, Drug Arrests 71. Of those totals in Norheast Missouri, Troop B worked 16 crases, 1 injury crash, zero fatal crashes, 6 DWI arrests, and 7 drug arrests. There were no boating crashes, BWI arrests, or drownings in the Troop B area over the holiday weekend.