Update: 1 p.m.
All lanes on the Coquihalla Highway outside of Hope have reopened, following a morning-long closure.
DriveBC reports that the southbound vehicle incident between the start of the highway and the Othello Road exit (183), close to the Highway 3 junction, has now been cleared.
The crash occurred at around 3:30 a.m., Saturday morning.
Original story: 7:50 a.m.
The Coquihalla Highway is closed southbound outside of Hope because of a vehicle incident.
Around 3:30 a.m., the crash happened between the start of the highway and the Othello Road exit (183), close to the Highway 3 junction.
An assessment is in process and a detour is in effect via exit 177.
REMINDER - ⛔SB CLOSED - #BCHwy5 - Vehicle incident highway closed southbound at the #BCHwy3 junction.— DriveBC (@DriveBC) May 20, 2023
Assessment in progress. detour available.
Watch for crews and expect delays.
More info: https://t.co/uTNrS1mMYG#HopeBC #coquihalla
DriveBC’s next update is scheduled for 10 a.m.