Update: 5:40 p.m.
The connector has reopened, according to DriveBC.
Highway 97C is closed eastbound between Aspen Grove and Pennask summit due to a vehicle accident, according to DriveBC.
A travel advisory has also been issued between Merritt and the Pennask summit due to black ice developing.
Highway 5 is also closed southbound near the Coldwater interchange due to a vehicle incident. A detour is available via Highway 1 or Highway 3.
An assessment is in progress.
A weather alert was issued this morning for the southwest Interior.
An assessment is currently in progress. The next update is scheduled for 6 p.m.
Check DriveBC for details.
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