Highway 97 near Vaseux Lake open after crash

Traffic is congested in the area

UPDATE: 6:00 p.m.

Highway 97 near Vaseux Lake is now open.

DriveBC is still cautioning motorists of delays in the area.

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UPDATE: 4:41 p.m.

DriveBC is warning of major delays on Highway 97 near Vaseux Lake, following an afternoon collison.

A detour is in effect via Highway 3A from Kaleden to Keremeos.

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Highway 97 is closed near Vaseux Lake following a serious collision.

Emergency crews are en route to the area.

The incident was reported just before 4 p.m.

Motorists should be cautioned that traffic will be congested along Highway 97 near Oliver.

DriveBC states an assessment is in progress.

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