Traffic is lined up on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Sicamous as emergency responders tend to a motor-vehicle collision. (DriveBC image)

UPDATE: Highway 1 closed as emergency services respond to collision

Trans-Canada Highway east of Sicamous not expected to reopen until 8 p.m.

  • Aug. 24, 2018 12:30 p.m.

UPDATE: 4:20 p.m., Aug. 24

Highway 1 remains closed east of Sicamous as emergency responders tend a motor-vehicle collision.

DriveBC reports the highway will likely remained closed until 8 p.m. because as a result of the collision.

Emergency services are responding to a motor-vehicle accident on Highway 1 east of Sicamous.

Ambulances are en route to the collision, which is reported to have occurred on or near the four-laned section of highway in Malakwa.

Traffic is stopped and lined up on the highway as emergency responders tend to the collision.


@SalmonArm
newsroom@saobserver.net

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

‘She was awesome’: Malakwa baker leaves U.S. holiday show

‘There are Christmas miracles, look at me’

One year in, surgical pilot project at Revelstoke hospital going well

Starting in Dec. 2018 an additional day of surgeries each week was offered

Snowfall warning for Revelstoke

Up to 25 cm expected

Considerable avalanche danger near Revelstoke today

The mountains have received more than 40 cm this week

Highway 1 avalanche closure times decreasing around Revelstoke

According to the province, Highway 1 closures can cost $500,000 per hour

VIDEO: Federal Liberals’ throne speech welcomes opposition’s ideas

Trudeau will need NDP or Bloc support to pass legislation and survive confidence votes

Weak link in Sagmoen trial, defence says

Counsel questions whether search warrant police executed was obtained on reasonable grounds

VIDEO: John Lennon’s iconic Rolls Royce rolls into Vancouver Island college for checkup

Royal BC Museum, Camosun College and Coachwerks Restorations come together to care for car

North Okanagan MP says throne speech lacked specifics

‘Trudeau government presented a vague agenda,’: MP Mel Arnold

VIDEO: Rockslide closes part of Highway 93 in Fairmont Hot Springs

Geotechnical team called in to do an assessment after rocks fell from hoodoos

Petition calls for appeal of ex-Burns Lake mayor’s sentence for sex assault

Prosecution service says Luke Strimbold’s case is under review

Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub

Shelter co-founder says the cub weighs less than a third of what it should at this time of year

Sicamous Eagles defeat Summerland Steam in overtime decision

Junior B hockey teams faced off in Summerland on Dec. 5

BC firefighters to help battle Australian bushfires

Canada sent 22 people, including 7 from B.C.

Most Read