NEW LONDON, MO – On July 31, 2019 from 8:30AM-11:30AM, the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and New London Police Department conducted a traffic safety saturation on the intersection of US 61 and Highway A.
During the saturation, 30 vehicles were stopped for exceeding the posted speed limit. During the course of the traffic stops, 15 citations were issued and 15 warnings were issued.
The saturation stems from numerous traffic crashes at the intersection resulting in injuries and fatalities to the motoring public. Saturations will continue throughout the peak travel season in hopes to raise awareness and prevent further tragedies in Ralls County.