MHP sees tenfold increase in service calls during snowstorm

MHP sees tenfold increase in service calls during snowstorm

PINE BELT (WDAM) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol has wrapped up a busy 24 hours due to the winter conditions.

MHP says Troop J, which serves most of the PIne Belt, received a total of 111 calls for service from 6 a.m. Friday until 4 a.m. Saturday.

Those calls included vehicle accidents, break downs and other traffic issues.

No traffic fatalities occurred.

The Highway Patrol said on an average day, Troop J works about 12 to 15 calls for service.