UPDATE: Highway 1 reopened west of Revelstoke after fatal incident

The highway was closed before 6 a.m. Aug. 13

Highway 1 is now open six kilometres west of Revelstoke after being closed for around six hours due to a vehicle incident.

The incident occurred near Boulder Mtn Avalanche Gate.

Witnesses say the incident involves a head-on collision with a semi-truck. The incident has caught nearby trees on fire.

DriveBC estimates the highway to reopen at noon. The agency first tweeted about the incident at approximately 5:30 a.m.

Check DriveBC for more details.

READ MORE: Fatality after early morning crash on Highway 1 near Revelstoke

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