According to Drive BC, the Trans-Canada Highway is closed to westbound traffic eight kilometres west of Sicamous. (Google Maps Image)

According to Drive BC, the Trans-Canada Highway is closed to westbound traffic eight kilometres west of Sicamous. (Google Maps Image)

Update: Highway 1 between Salmon Arm and Sicamous partially reopens

Westbound traffic delayed as crews recover a vehicle

Traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous is being disrupted as crews work to recover a wrecked vehicle.

Drive BC reported a full highway closure approximately eight kilometres west of Sicamous at 2:30 p.m on Thursday, Feb. 20. The closure was due to a vehicle incident and motorists were being advised to expect delays.

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Emergency crews responded to the wrecked vehicle. According to highway maintenance contractor AIM Roads, crews were working to recover the vehicle involved in the accident beginning at approximately 3:30 p.m. According to AIM, westbound traffic is still being affected.



jim.elliot@saobserver.net

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