Traffic fatalities up this December - - Jackson, MS

Traffic fatalities up this December

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Disturbing news from the Mississippi Office of Highway Safety as many of us hit the road for the holidays.

Crash fatalities are 58-percent higher this December than last December. Preliminary numbers show there have been 24 highway deaths through December 21 this year.

There were 14 fatalities through December 19 last year.

Officials are urging you to drive sober and defensively.

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