Highway 1 in Salmon Arm closed after gravel truck, pick-up truck crash

The accident occurred just after the 97B turnoff, and emergency crews are on scene.

  • Nov. 4, 2017 12:00 a.m.

The Trans-Canada Highway is closed in both directions due to a two-vehicle crash about four kilometres east of Salmon Arm.

Emergency crews responded to the scene at about 12 p.m. The crash involved a small blue pick-up truck and a gravel truck in the vicinity of 50th Street NE near Canoe.

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Crews are on scene and it appears damage to the small truck is extensive, and a rescue truck is being requested.

According to DriveBC, commuters can take alternative routes through Highway 97A and Highway 97B.

More to come.

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