The Trans-Canada Highway re-opened west of Revelstoke around 11 p.m. after a lengthy closure that stranded travellers for hours on Sunday.
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The Trans-Canada Highway is closed from Craigellachie to Revelstoke due to a vehicle incident, DriveBC reports.
The crash took place 14 kilometres west of Revelstoke at about 3 p.m.
DriveBC says an assessment of the crash is in progress and an update will be provided at 6:30 p.m.
Unconfirmed reports over the radio scanner indicate highway rescue, RCMP and ambulance were called to the scene.
The reports indicate people may be trapped in a vehicle, however those have yet to be confirmed by officials.
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DriveBC is also warning of a vehicle incident 13 kilometres east of Revelstoke, though there is no mention of a closure in that direction.
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DriveBC is warning of compact snow and slippery & slushy conditions of local highways.
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