Mackenzie Britton/Capital News

Car over embankment along Highway 97

The accident occurred at 3:30 p.m. this afternoon

Update: 4:40 p.m.

A 43-year-old woman is currently under investigation for impaired driving after the car she was driving struck a median and rolled into the ditch.

Update: 4:20 p.m.

There is a single car involved, no lanes are closed at this time, but traffic is delayed. Ambulance is on scene.

Original:

An accident is causing a traffic delay this afternoon in the northbound lane of Highway 97 near Old Vernon Road.

Witnesses are reporting there is a car over an embankment.

Emergency crews are responding and Capital News has sent a reporter to the scene.

More to come.


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