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Update: Incident cleared on Coquihalla Highway, delays expected

Reportedly jack-knifed semi truck resulted in backed up traffic
(Drive BC)

Update, 12:54 p.m.

According to a DriveBC update at 12:52 p.m., the vehicle incident has been cleared. However, drivers can continue to expect delays.


A reportedly jack-knifed semi truck is causing delays on the Coquihalla Highway.

Traffic appears to be backed up quite far.

According to DriveBC, the vehicle incident has occurred on Highway 5 in the southbound lanes, between exit 217 and exit 202. Cameras show traffic is congested near the Zopkois Rest Stop, in the southbound lanes.

Twenty-minute delays are expected in the area.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Visit DriveBC for updates.

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Phil McLachlan

About the Author: Phil McLachlan

Phil McLachlan is the editor at the Penticton Western News. He served as the reporter, and eventually editor of The Free Press newspaper in Fernie.
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