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UPDATE: Highway 97 now open between Kamloops and Falkland

Vehicle incident three kilometres east of Monte Creek
A vehicle incident has closed Highway 97 both ways, near Kamloops and Falkland (DriveBC)

UPDATE (4:50 p.m.):

The road is now open after a vehicle incident between Kamloops and Falkland had closed portions of Highway 97.

There are still possible delays and DriveBC is advising drivers to slow down to 30 km/h as there will be flaggers on scene controlling traffic throughout the night.


ORIGINAL (11:40 a.m.)

All lanes have been closed on Highway 97 between Kamlooops and Falkland due to a vehicle incident at approximately 11:30 a.m.

A stretch of 0.9 kilometres has been closed off, between Duck Range Road and Monte Creek.

According to DriveBC, major delays are expected.

Emergency crews are already on scene, while a detour has been set up, through Barnhartvale Road.

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Bowen Assman

About the Author: Bowen Assman

I joined The Morning Star team in January 2023 as a reporter. Before that, I spent 10 months covering sports in Kelowna.
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