Update: Trans-Canada Highway re-opened late Friday night after crash east of Sicamous

Vehicle incident closes both directions of traffic for more than seven hours

Update 6 a.m., April 28

The Trans-Canada Highway is open this morning following an accident that closed the road east of Sicamous Friday night. Drive BC reported the road open at 11:15 p.m. Friday.

The Trans-Canada Highway was closed for more than seven hours as investigators examined and cleaned up the scene.

Witnesses at the scene reported a collision between a semi truck and a car.

There is no further information on the cause of the collision or condition of any of the people involved at this time.

UPDATE: 4:44 p.m.

The estimated time of the Trans-Canada Highway re-opening is 10 p.m., according to DriveBC.

The next update from DriveBC is expected to come at 5:30 p.m.

For up to date road conditions, visit, DriveBC.ca

Original:

A vehicle collision has closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Revelstoke and Sicamous as of 3 p.m. Friday.

Drive BC is reporting a vehicle incident two kilometers west of Craigellachie.

The Eagle Valley Rescue Unit has been called to the scene but there is no word on any injuries to people involved.

The Trans-Canada is closed in both directions at this time and there is no estimated time of re-opening.

No detour is available.

 

Traffic was at a stand-still on the Trans-Canada Highway for over eight hours April 27 after a collision was reported between a semi-truck and a smaller vehicle near Craigellachie, between Revelstoke and Sicamous. The road was closed at approximately 3 p.m. and re-opened at 11:15 p.m. (Image contributed by Rachel Rowbottom)

A screen shot of the area where a vehicle accident has shut down the Trans-Canada Highway.

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