UPDATE: 9:00 a.m.
Highway 1 is reopened between Revelstoke and Golden following a multi-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 24.
RCMP have confirmed that at the time of the collision the vehicle responsible for the incident was not being pursued by authorities.
Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden was closed for nearly 11 hours following the incident, leaving many travellers stranded both in communities and on the highway.
The RCMP are currently preparing a statement with more information on the details of the incident.
More to come.
UPDATE 8:00 p.m.
Estimated time of opening is 1:00 a.m. (PDT) on March 25.
UPDATE – #BCHwy1 CLOSED between #Revelstoke and #GoldenBC due to a multi vehicle incident. Estimated time of opening is March 25 at 1:00 AM PDT. Next update at 11:30 PM PDT. Details: https://t.co/ELW6BfGIPv
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) March 25, 2022
UPDATE: 7:00 p.m.
At least four vehicles were involved in a collision that occured at approximately 3:30 p.m. in Rogers Pass near the Illecillewaet Campground east of Revelstoke.
Lines of semi-trailer trucks are lined up as the highway remains closed.
Emergency crews are currently on scene.
More to come.
A multi-vehicle incident has closed Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden.
An assessment is currently in progress.
No detour is available at this time.
Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control personnel.
REMINDER – #BCHwy1 CLOSED between #Revelstoke and #GoldenBC in both directions due to a vehicle incident. Assessment in progress, no detour available, expect heavy delays.
For more information: https://t.co/ELW6BfGIPv pic.twitter.com/ayXssgAic8
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) March 24, 2022