UPDATED: Revelstoke woman injured in Trans-Canada crash

A Revelstoke woman was injured following a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway 35 kilometres west of Revelstoke Tuesday morning.

A Revelstoke woman was injured following a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway 35 kilometres west of Revelstoke Tuesday morning.

Police say the incident happened when the driver of a westbound Jeep Cherokee rear-ended an Alberta vehicle that was in the process of turning left into the Enchanted Forest at around 9 a.m.

The four occupants in the Alberta vehicle were not injured, however the driver of the Cherokee, a 54-year-old from Revelstoke, had to be airlifted to hospital, where she is in stable condition.

The passengers in the Jeep were not hurt.

The crash is being investigated by the RCMP Southeast District Traffic Services.

The crash closed the highway for about three hours. It re-opened at around 12:30 p.m., however traffic is reportedly slow and backed up into Revelstoke.

 

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