MSHP Reports Fatalities and Drownings For 2018 4th of July Weekend

There were three fatal crashes in Missouri over the 4th of July and three drownings.

For the 2018 4th of July holiday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports:

Crashes ─ 114 
Injuries ─ 59
Fatalities ─ 3
DWI ─ 40
Drug Arrests ─ 38

2018 4th of July Boating Statistics:

Crashes ─ 5
Injuries ─ 2
Fatalities ─ 0
Drownings ─ 3
BWI ─ 3
Drug Arrests ─ 8 

None of the fatal crashes happened in southwest Missouri. 

Last year, 26 people were killed and 469 injured statewide in Missouri over the holiday in 1,076 traffic crashes. 

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