UPDATE – The highway is now open to single lane alternating traffic.
DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – Highway 97 is closed between Dawson Creek and Chetwynd after a motor vehicle collision.
The closure is 7km south of the junction with Highway 52 in Arras and there is no detour available. Officials believe the highway will re-open between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
CLOSED – #BCHwy97 in both directions 7 km south of the junction with #BCHwy52 due to vehicle incident. Assessment in progress, no detour available, next update at 6:00 PM More info: https://t.co/qm49wgJRby #YDQ— DriveBC NE (@DriveBC_NE) June 28, 2018
There is no official information on what happened in the collision. Drivebc.ca, says the next update on the road, will be published at 6 p.m.
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