The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports zero traffic fatalities during the 78 hour New Year holiday counting period. Troopers investigated 406 traffic crashes with 91 injuries and a total of 94 DWI arrests. Last year, during the 78-hour New Year’s counting period, there were 12-hundred-47 traffic crashes statewide, with 6 deaths and 309 injuries.
The 78-hour counting period, which began at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 30th, and ended at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, January 2nd, 2022. There were no boating crashes or drownings over the 2022 New Year’s holiday counting period.