Collision partially closes Alaska Highway near Charlie Lake

A photo of the accident scene near Charlie Lake this morning. Photo by supplied.

UPDATE: This story has been updated, a link can be found here: //energeticcity.ca/article/news/2016/08/10/alaska-highway-traffic-still-being-diverted-following-fatal-crash.

CHARLIE LAKE, B.C. – There are reports of a collision in Charlie Lake that is blocking traffic on the Alaska Highway this morning.

The collision occurred on the highway near the Charlie Lake Store, approximately 10.5 kilometres north of Fort St. John. Drive BC says that the collision is affecting traffic in both directions with a lane closure in effect. Reports say that there is a detour is in place for northbound traffic.

This is a developing story, and we will have updates as they become available. If you have any further information about this incident, please send an email to: news@moosefm.ca.