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UPDATE: The Fort St. John RCMP say that the Alaska Highway has been reopened in both directions. Cpl. Madonna Saunderson said that two vehicles were involved in the crash, and that the persons involved suffered non-life threatening injuries.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Alaska Highway is closed in both directions at Inga Lake because of a multi-vehicle collision.

Cpl. Steven Francoeur with the Fort St. John RCMP said that the crash happened shortly before 12:00 p.m. today. Cpl. Francoeur said that at least one person was injured in the crash, though police have not disclosed how many vehicles or persons were involved in the crash.

Police will have the Alaska Highway closed in both directions until approximately 3:00 p.m. Francoeur said that police will release more information when the highway is reopened.

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