A motor-vehicle incident about 12:45 p.m. on July 9 which blocked the Trans-Canada Highway in both directions about five kilometres east of the Canoe mill between Salmon Arm and Sicamous has been cleared. (Google maps)

A motor-vehicle incident about 12:45 p.m. on July 9 which blocked the Trans-Canada Highway in both directions about five kilometres east of the Canoe mill between Salmon Arm and Sicamous has been cleared. (Google maps)

Trans-Canada Highway opens between Salmon Arm, Sicamous

Incident about five kilometres east of Canoe mill cleared

Update: Drive BC announced just after 3 p.m. July 9 that Highway 1 between Salmon Arm and Sicamous had reopened completely.

Original:

Two vehicles were reported to have landed in the ditch beside the Trans-Canada Highway between Salmon Arm and Sicamous about 1 p.m. on Friday, July 9.

Highway 1 traffic was blocked in both directions about five kilometres east of the Canoe mill for a stretch of approximately 11 kilometres, according to Drive B.C.

Emergency vehicles were still on scene about 2:30 p.m. No word on injuries or how many people were involved.

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