Update: Trans-Canada re-opens east of Revelstoke

The Trans-Canada Highway has re-opened after being closed for more than an hour due to a crash east of Revelstoke.

  • Feb. 3, 2016 8:00 a.m.

Vehicles are backed up on the Trans-Canada Highway in Albert Canyon after a crash.

UPDATE:

The Trans-Canada Highway re-opened at about 11:15 a.m.

Here is our original story on the brief closure:

The Trans-Canada Highway is closed east of Revelstoke due to a vehicle incident, DriveBC is reporting.

The incident took place 32 kilometres east of Revelstoke sometime before 10 a.m., according to DriveBC.

The estimated time of opening is 11:30 a.m.

No details are available on what happened and DriveBC says an assessment is in progress.

The Review will strive to update this story as more information becomes available, however please visit DriveBC.ca for the most immediate news.

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