Highway 1 is now open six kilometres west of Revelstoke after being closed for around six hours due to a vehicle incident.
The incident occurred near Boulder Mtn Avalanche Gate.
#BCHwy1 – Closed 6 km west of Revelstoke due to a vehicle incident. Detour not available. Next update at 12 Noon. Details: https://t.co/qJWXs1VjlM Heads Up @511 #RevelstokeBC pic.twitter.com/E6UoKInXIV
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) August 13, 2020
Witnesses say the incident involves a head-on collision with a semi-truck. The incident has caught nearby trees on fire.
DriveBC estimates the highway to reopen at noon. The agency first tweeted about the incident at approximately 5:30 a.m.
Check DriveBC for more details.
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