Crashes back up traffic on W.R. Bennett Bridge

Emergency crews are on scene of a several crashes on Highway 97

  • Feb. 12, 2019 1:56 p.m.

UPDATE: 2:39 p.m.

Traffic is backed up headed into West Kelowna on Highway 97 over the W.R. Bennett Bridge due to several vehicle incidents.

At least three cars are believed to be involved in collisions on the bridge. Expect major delays.

Roads are reported to be very slippery and drivers are urged to use caution.

A crash is also being reported on Highway 97 at Commonage Road.

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Snow continues to cause havoc on the roads in the Central Okanagan.

Emergency crews have been called out to several incidents from Lake Country to Peachland.

READ MORE: Car slides through oncoming traffic on Highway 97 south of Vernon

Just before 2 p.m. in West Kelowna a single vehicle reportedly rolled over on Highway 97 north of Barley Road.

Rescue 32 and engine 32 from the West Kelowna Fire Department are currently attending.

READ MORE: Snow delays flights at Kelowna International Airport

It’s unclear if anyone is trapped in the vehicle.

More to come.

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