11 months, 1 week ago by Denise Donley
130 people were arrested for driving while intoxicated
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports two people died during the Christmas holiday period from Friday, December 21, through Tuesday, December 25, 2012.
The Patrol investigated 239 traffic crashes, which included two fatalities and 91 injuries. Troopers arrested 130 people over the Christmas holiday weekend for driving while intoxicated.
During last year's counting period five people died in traffic crashes.
The Patrol investigated 213 traffic crashes, with 67 injuries. Troopers arrested 56 people over the 2011 Christmas holiday weekend for driving while intoxicated.